Sargassum insulare & N.L.Gardner
Sargassum insulare Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 735, pl. 20: figs 67, 68; pl. 21: fig. 78
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). New marine algae from the Gulf of California. Proceeding of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 12: 695-949, 77 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum lapazeanum Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to islands, insular (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Marcos Island, Gulf of California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 735). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.11); July; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1340 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 735).
Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2019.