Sargassum obovatum var. pfeifferae ( ) 1915
Sargassum obovatum var. pfeifferae (Grunow) Grunow 1915: 392
Published in: Grunow, A. (1915). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Möniglichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 65: 329-448.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum pfeifferae Grunow
Sargassum pfeifferae Grunow
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996: 689).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 689) the name Sargassum cristaefolium was misapplied to this species by Harvey (1834a: 147-148).
This is a marine species.
Mattio, L., Zubia, M., Loveday, B., Crochelet, E., Duong, N., Payri, C.E., Bhagooli, R. & Bolton, J.J. (2013). Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Mauritius and Réunion, western Indian Ocean: taxonomic revision and biogeography using hydrodynamic dispersal models. Phycologia 52(6): 578-594.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
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