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Sargassum capitatum Tseng & Lu

Publication details
Sargassum capitatum Tseng & Lu 2002: 140-143, figs 11, 12, 15-17

Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Lu, B. (2002). Some new species and records of Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta) from the China Sea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Dacheng Island, Zhejiang Province, China (Tseng & Lu 2002: 140). Holotype: Yang Zondai and Li Xiaoyi; 5 July 1959; Growing on lower intertidal to subtidal rocks. QD 59-3586 (Tseng & Lu 2002: 140, 142).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2019.

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