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Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh
Sargassum cristaefolium; Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 09 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au) and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh

Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh

 

Publication details
Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh 1820: 13

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum ilicifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Sargassum ilicifolium was misapplied to this species by Harvey (1857a: no. 103) and they recommend consulting J. Agardh (1889: 91). According to Silva et al. (1996), the taxa Sargassum duplicatum var. rotundatum and Sargassum duplicatum [var. rotundatum] forma dubium apparently lie within the circumspection of this species but have not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy.

Silva et al. (1996: 665) and Womersley & Bailey (1970: 296) consider this to be current. - (4 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Unknown (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 665). Holotype: LD (Ajisaka et al.1997: 34). Notes: Type. From unknown locality (from Retzius, in LD). C.Agardh (1824) gives Ceylon (Womersely & Bailey, 1970).

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Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.

Key references
Ajisaka, T., Huynh Quang Nang, Nguyen Huu Dinh, Lu Baoren, Put, A., Jr, Phang Siew Moi, Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (1997). Taxonomic and nomenclatural study of Sargassum duplicatum Bory and related species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 27-36. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Kilar, J.A., Hanisak, M.D. & Yoshida, T. (1992). On the expression of phenotypic variability: why is Sargassum so taxonomically difficult?. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 95-117. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Trono Jr., G. (1992). The genus Sargassum in the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 43-94. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1997). Studies on the glomerulate Sargassum of China: IV. Series of Platycarpae. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 9-25. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Tsuda, R.T. (1988). Sargassum from Micronesia. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 59-63. California Sea Grant College Program.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Bailey, A. (1970). Marine algae of the Solomon Islands. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B. Biological Sciences 259: 257-352.

Yoshida, T. (1988). Japanese and Taiwanese species of Sargassum subgenus Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 5-21.

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References
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Soe-Htun, U. & Yoshida, T. (1986). Studies on morphological variations in Sargassum cristaefolium C. Agardh (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 275-281.

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