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Sargassum cinereum J.Agardh 1848

Publication details
Sargassum cinereum J.Agardh 1848: 305

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Hong Kong (Silva & al. 1996: 664).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Zygocarpicae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ash-coloured.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum cinereum J.Agardh)
Indian Ocean Islands: Laccadive Islands (Silva & al. 1996).

South-west Asia: Goa (Pereira & Almeida 2014, Pereira & Almeida 2014), India (Silva & al. 1996, Rao & Gupta 2015, Rao & Gupta 2015), Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Malaysia (Ajisaka, Phang & Yoshida 1999), Singapore (Teo & Wee 1983, Phillips 1995, Silva & al. 1996, Pham & al. 2011), Thailand (Kantachumpoo & al. 2015), Vietnam (Phillips 1995, Dai 2007, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Tseng & Lu Baoren 1988, Phillips 1995, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), Hong Kong (Setchell 1931, Tseng & Lu Baoren 1988), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Key references
Ajisaka, T., Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (1995). Zygocarpic Sargassum species (subgenus Sargassum) from Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 11-44. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Ajisaka, T., Phang, S.M. & Yoshida, T. (1999). Preliminary report of Sargassum species collected from Malaysian coasts. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 23-41. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Ezhili, R. (2013). Phaeophyceae of India and neighbourhood Volume II The Fucales. pp. [i]-iv, 1-156, 31 figs, pls I-XLIX. Chennai: Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology.

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.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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