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Sargassum orotavicum T.Díaz-Villa, J.Afonso-Carillo & M.Sansón

Publication details
Sargassum orotavicum T.Díaz-Villa, J.Afonso-Carillo & M.Sansón 2004: 479, figs 1, 2, 7, 8-10, 17, 18,22-24

Published in: Díaz-Villa, T., Afonso-Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (2004). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Sargassum orotavicum sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic Ocean). Botanica Marina 47: 471-480.

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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Diaz-Villa et al. 2004: 479). Holotype: Julio Afonso-Carillo; 28 April 2002; Exposed tide pool in lower eulittoral. TFC Phyc 11680 (Diaz-Villa et al. 2004: 479). Notes: Type is illustrated as fig. 1.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Sargassum orotavicum T.Díaz-Villa, J.Afonso-Carillo & M.Sansón)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Diaz-Villa et al. 2004, Díaz-Villa, Sansón & Afonso-Carrillo 2005, Díaz-Villa et al 2005, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Key references
Díaz-Villa, T., Sansón, M. & Afonso-Carillo, J. (2005). Seasonal variations in growth and reproduction of Sargassum orotavicum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Botanica Marina 48: 18-29.

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References
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Díaz-Villa, T., Afonso-Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (2004). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Sargassum orotavicum sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic Ocean). Botanica Marina 47: 471-480.
Díaz-Villa, T., Sansón, M. & Afonso-Carillo, J. (2005). Seasonal variations in growth and reproduction of Sargassum orotavicum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Botanica Marina 48: 18-29.
Díaz-Villa, T., Sansón, M. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2005). Varación y formas de vida de las algas epífitas en el endemismo canario Sargassum orotavicum (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Vieraea 33: 335-344.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.

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