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Sargassum leizhouense C.K.Tseng & B.Lu

Publication details
Sargassum leizhouense C.K.Tseng & B.Lu 1994: 527, fig. 6, pl. II [2]: 2

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.

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 Malacocarpicae

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Naozhou Island, Guangdong, China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992: 33). Notes: Tseng & Lu (1992: 33) give the following data: growing on lower intertidal and subtidal rocks; in April to May (AST 87-1030, 87-1068, 87-1358a, 87-1364, 87-1387, 87-1388, 73-0538, 86-1244, 86-1256).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Sargassum leizhouense C.K.Tseng & B.Lu)
Asia: China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992, Phillips 1995, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008).

Key references
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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