Eucheuma serra (J. ) J.
Eucheuma serra (J.Agardh) J.Agardh Hsiao-Liuchiu island, Pingtong County, Taiwan. 1993. 5. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
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Eucheuma serra (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1847: 16
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus serra J.Agardh
Type locality: "in mari Indae orientalis" (Mauritius) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 333). Type: LD 34664 (Yoshida 1998: 802). Notes: The type locality, Mauritius was first recorded by Doty (1988: 180). He notes that the holotype for S. serra J. Agardh is believed to have been illustrated by Kylin (1932: pl. 10, fig. 21) as Agardh Herbarium Specimen No. 34664.
Børgesen (1943: 43) cites this species as Eucheuma serra J. Agardh.
This is a marine species.
Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].
Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Kawakubo, A., Makino, H., Ohnishi, J.-I., Hirohara, H. & Hori, K. (1997). The marine red alga Eucheuma serra J. Agardh, a high yielding source of two isolectins. J. Appl. Phycol. 9: 331-338.
Nishihara, G.N. & Terada, R. (2010). Spatial variations in nutrient supply to the red algae Eucheuma serra (J. Agardh) J. Agardh. Phycological Research 58(1): 29-34.
Sahoo, D., Ohno, M. & Hiraoka, M. (2002). Laboratory, field and deep seawater culture of Eucheuma serra - a high lectin yielding red alga. Algae 17(2): 127-133, 1 fig, 3 tables.
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