Sargassum agaviforme C.K.Tseng & B.Lu
Sargassum agaviforme C.K.Tseng & B.Lu 1994: 527, fig. 5a, b, pl. 2: 1
Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Lu, B. (1994). Studies on the Chinese Sargassum V. Six new species in the Series Siliquosae. Oceanologia et Limnologia Sinica 25(5): 521-531, 2 pls.
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Subgenus Sargassum Section Malacocarpicae
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: Naozhou Island, Guangdong, China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992: 29). Notes: Tseng & Lu (1992: 29) give the following data: growing on lower intertidal and subtidal rocks; in April (AST 55-1653, 55-1705, 55-1706, 55-1709); Qinzhou and Fangcheng, Guangxi, in May (AST 55-2037, 55-2038, 55-2114, 55-2115, 55-2116, 55-2148, 55-2153, 55-2180).
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 (1992). Studies on the malacocarpic Sargassum of China II. Racemosae J. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 11-34. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
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