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Sargassum siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 22

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus siliquastrus Mertens ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "In the Harbour at Nangasaki [sic]. Dr Horner" [Nagasaki, Nagasaki Pref., Japan] (Turner 1808-1809: 26). Type: BM-K

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh Section Halochloa (Kützing) Endlicher

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus siliquastrus Mertens ex Turner 1809
Cystoseira siliquastra (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1824
Halochloa siliquastra (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus scoparius Mertens ex Turner 1809
Fucus tortilis C.Agardh 1812
Fucus tortilis var. angustifolius C.Agardh 1812
Fucus serratifolius Thunberg 1815
Sargassum tortile (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1820
Sargassum scoparium (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820
Halochloa scoparia (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing 1843
Halochloa tortilis (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843
Halochloa polyacantha Kützing 1843
Halochloa macracantha Kützing 1843
Sargassum macracanthum (Kützing) Endlicher 1843
Sargassum polyacanthum (Kützing) Endlicher 1843
Halochloa tenuis Kützing 1843
Sargassum tenue (Kützing) Endlicher 1843
Halochloa pachycarpa Kützing 1843
Sargassum pachycarpum (Kützing) Endlicher 1843
Sargassum siliquastrum var. pyriferum Harvey 1859
Sargassum corynecarpum Harvey 1860
Sargassum tortile var. macracanthum (Kützing) Grunow 1915
Sargassum tortile var. polyacanthum (Kützing) Grunow 1915
Sargassum scoparium var. pachycarpum (Kützing) Grunow 1915
Sargassum tortile f. ulophyllum Grunow 1915
Sargassum siliquastrum var. nipponense Grunow 1915
Sargassum siliquastrum var. capitellatum Grunow 1915

Nomenclatural notes
Tseng, Yoshida & Chiang (1985: 6) and Lee & Yoo (1992) cite the authority for this species as (Mertens ex Turner) C. Agardh.

Taxonomic notes
Synonyms: Sargassum section Arthrophycus J. Agardh, 1848: 275, 286 ; Sargassum (Batrachophycus) section Halochloa (Kützing) Yoshida, 1983:113, 166, nom. superfl. (Dixon et al. 2014: 19). - (18 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
9'-cis-(6'R) fucoxanthin, and 13-cis and 13'-cis-(6'R) fucoxanthin complex isolated from S. siliquastrum may be useful in noninvasive therapeutic strategies against fibrosarcoma metastasis (Nguyen et al., 2014). - (26 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

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

Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.

Huang, C.H., Sun, Z.M., Dao, D.H., Yao, J.T., Hu, Z.M., Li, Y.H., Yang, Y.Q., Xu, K.D.. & Chen, W.D. (2017). Molecular analysis of Sargassum from the northern China seas. Phytotaxa 319(1): 71-83, 5 figs.

Lee, K. & Yoo, S.-A. (1992). Korean species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 139-147. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Nguyen, V.-T., Qian, Z.-J., Lee, B., Heo, S.-J., Kim, K.-N., Jeon, Y.-J., Park, W.S., Choi. I.-W., Jang, C.H., Ko, S.-C., Park. S.-J., Kim, Y.-T., Kim, G.H., Lee, D.-S., Yim, M.-J. Je. J.-Y. & Jung, W.K. (2014). Fucoxanthin derivatives from Sargassum siliquastrum inhibit matrix metalloproteinases by suppressing NF-kB and MAPKs in human fibrosarcoma cells. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(4): 355-366.

Oak, J.H. (2010). Fucales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 111-172. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Petrov, J.E. (1968). Genus Sargassum C. Ag. in maribus orientis extremi URSS. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 5: 42-48.

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.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2000). Phylogenetic relationships of Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyceae) with reference to a taxonomic revision of the section Phyllocystae based on ITS-2 nrDNA sequences. Phycological Research 48: 251-260.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2003). Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), inferred from it ITS nrDNA, with an emphasis on the taxonomic revision of the genus. Phycological Research 51(1): 1-10.

Tseng, C.K., Yoshida, T. & Chiang, Y.M. (1985). East Asiatic species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J.Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales), with keys to the sections and species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 1-14. California Sea Grant Program.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Yoshida, T., Stiger, V., Ajisaka, T. & Noro, T. (2002). A molecular study of section-level classification of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 89-94. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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Nguyen, V.-T., Qian, Z.-J., Lee, B., Heo, S.-J., Kim, K.-N., Jeon, Y.-J., Park, W.S., Choi. I.-W., Jang, C.H., Ko, S.-C., Park. S.-J., Kim, Y.-T., Kim, G.H., Lee, D.-S., Yim, M.-J. Je. J.-Y. & Jung, W.K. (2014). Fucoxanthin derivatives from Sargassum siliquastrum inhibit matrix metalloproteinases by suppressing NF-kB and MAPKs in human fibrosarcoma cells. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(4): 355-366.

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