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Sargassum kuetzingii Setchell 1931

Publication details
Sargassum kuetzingii Setchell 1931: 249, fig. 38

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1931). Hong Kong seaweeds, II. Hong Kong Naturalist 2: 237-253, 41 figs.
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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: Macao, China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992: 29).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Malacocarpicae

Origin of species name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Stichophora debilis Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum kuetzingii Setchell)
South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Dai 2007, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992, Phillips 1995, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), Hong Kong (Setchell 1931, Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987).

Source of current name
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1992). Studies on the malacocarpic Sargassum of China II. Racemosae J. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 11-34. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Key references
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 (1992). Studies on the malacocarpic Sargassum of China II. Racemosae J. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 11-34. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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