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Sargassum skottsbergii Sjöestedt 1924

Publication details
Sargassum skottsbergii Sjöestedt 1924: 311, figs 1-5

Published in: Sjöstedt, L.G. (1924). Ein neues Sargassum von der Osterinsel. In: Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. Vol. 2. . (Skottsberg, C. Eds), pp. 311-314. Sweden: Almquist & Wiksells.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum obtusifolium J.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

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

Taxonomic notes
Taylor (1945) cites the record from Ecuador as Sargassum Skottsbergii Sjostedt, prox.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Stiger-Pouvreau, V. (2008). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophceae) from French Polynesia based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 44: 1541-1555.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.

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