Sargassum obovatum Harvey 1834: 148
Original publication: Harvey, W.H. (1834). Notice of a collection of algae, communicated to Dr. Hooker by the late Mrs. Charles Telfair, from "Cap Malheureux", in the Mauritius; with descriptions of some new and little known species. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 1: 147-157, pls CXXV, CXXVI.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Sargassum Section Binderiana
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 689).
South-west Asia: India (Sahoo et al. 2001).
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Mattio, L., Zubia, M., Loveday, B., Crochelet, E., Duong, N., Payri, C.E., Bhagooli, R. & Bolton, J.J. (2013). Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Mauritius and Réunion, western Indian Ocean: taxonomic revision and biogeography using hydrodynamic dispersal models. Phycologia 52(6): 578-594.
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Sargassum&species=obovatum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Sargassum&Species=obovatum
Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:73202