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Sargassum polyceratium var. ovatum (Collins) W.R.Taylor

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

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Sargassum polyceratium var. ovatum (Collins) W.R.Taylor
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

 

Sargassum polyceratium var. ovatum (Collins) W.R.Taylor en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández.
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Publication details
Sargassum polyceratium var. ovatum (Collins) W.R.Taylor 1928: 129

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1928). The marine algae of Florida with special reference to the Dry Tortugas. Publications of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 379: [i-] v, [1]- 219, 3 figs, 7 tables, 37 plates.

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
Sargassum vulgare f. ovatum Collins

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum polyceratium var. ovatum (Collins) W.R.Taylor)
Europe: Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Central America: Belize (Norris & Bucher 1982).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cayman Islands (Taylor 1969), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & Prud'homme van Reine 2015, van der Loos et al. 2017), Trinidad & Tobago (Duncan & Lee Lum 2006).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

South-west Asia: Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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