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Sargassum laxifolium C.K.Tseng & Lu Baroen

Publication details
Sargassum laxifolium C.K.Tseng & Lu Baroen 1987: 515, pl. 1: 1, fig. 1

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Zygocarpicae

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hong Kong (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1988: 43).

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Source of current name
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Key references
Ajisaka, T., Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (1995). Zygocarpic Sargassum species (subgenus Sargassum) from Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 11-44. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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