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Sargassum stenophyllum C.Martius 1828

Publication details
Sargassum stenophyllum C.Martius 1828: 8, pl. V

Published in: Martius, C.F.P. von (1828). Icones plantarum cryptogamicarum quas in itinere annis mdcccxvii-mdcccxx per Brasiliam jussu et auspiciis Maximiliani Josephi I. Bavariae regis augustissimi instituto collegit et descripsit Carol. Frideric. Philip. de Martius,.... pp. fasc. 1: 1-30, pl. 1-14. Monachii [Munich]: impensis auctoris.
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Publication date: April 1828

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.

Type information
Syntype localities: Estado de Bahia, São Sebastião, and Saõ Paulo, Brazil (Silva & al. 1996: 689).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Sargassum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum cymosum var. stenophyllum (C.Martius) Grunow 1916

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum stenophyllum C.Martius)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Menezes Széchy & Paula 2010), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia (Phillips 1995).

(as Sargassum cymosum var. stenophyllum (C.Martius) Grunow)
South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Joly 1965).

Key references
Camacho, O., Mattio, L., Draisma, S., Fredericq, S. & Diaz-Pulido, G. (2014). Morphological and molecular assessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Caribbean Colombia, including the proposal of Sargassum giganteum sp. nov., Sargassum schnetteri comb. nov. and Sargassum section Cladophyllum sect. nov . Systematics and Biodiversity 13: 105-130.

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.

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Majczak, G.A.H., Richartz, R.R.T.B., Duarte, M.E.R & Noseda, M.D. (2003). Antiherpetic activity of heterofucans isolated from Sargassum stenophyllum (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 17: 169-174.

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