Sargassum cheirifolium var. tahitense 1874
Sargassum cheirifolium var. tahitense Grunow 1874: 28, no fig.
Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum pacificum Bory
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tahiti (Grunow 1874: 28). Lectotype: Ia Pfieffer; W 737 (Mattio, Payri & Stiger-Pouvreau 2008: 1548).
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.
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.
Created: 09 February 2009 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 December 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 August 2020.