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Sargassum odontocarpum Sonder 1871

Publication details
Sargassum odontocarpum Sonder 1871: 43

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1871). Die Algen des tropischen Australiens. Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften herausgegeben von dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg 5(2): 33-74, pls I-VI.
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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: "Mari Indico" (probably India) [Sargassum echinocarpum Greville] (Silva & al. 1996: 689). Notes: Type locality: India (Mattio et al. 2010: 902).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum coriifolium J.Agardh 1889
Sargassum coriifolium var. echinocarpum (Grunow) Grunow 1915

Nomenclatural notes
Substitute name for S. echinocarpum Greville, nom. illeg. (Silva et al. 1996). - (11 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Tseng & Lu (1999) cite S. echinocarpum, S. lanceolatum, S. coriifolium var. lanceolatum and S. odontocarpum var. lanceolatum as synonyms of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1999). Studies on the biserrulic Sargassum of China: II. The series Coriifoliae J.G. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 7, pp. 3-22. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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