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Sargassum setifolium (Grunow) Setchell

Publication details
Sargassum setifolium (Grunow) Setchell 1937: 143, pl. 28: figs 11, 12; pl. 32: figs 58, 59

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1937). The Templeton Crocker Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences, 1932. No. 34. Report on the Sargassums. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4 22: 127-158, pls 28-33.

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.

Basionym
Sargassum galapagense var. setifolium Grunow

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves covered with bristles.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum galapagense var. setifolium Grunow 1886

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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