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Sargassum herporhizum Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Sargassum herporhizum Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 739, pl. 20: figs 69-71

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.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Heptorhiza

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georges Island, Gulf of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 739). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.72); April; Growing in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Uni. Sci. 1342 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 739).

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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.

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