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Sargassum heterocystum Montagne

Publication details
Sargassum heterocystum Montagne 1842: 250

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Troisième centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades V, VI, VII et VIII. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 241-282, pl. 7.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Acanthocarpicae

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus heterocystus (Montagne) Endlicher 1843

Taxonomic notes
Acanthocarpicae? - (11 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In mari chinensi Cochinchinam" (Vietnam) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 675). Holotype: PC MA9192 (: 902).

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

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 (1997). Studies on the biserrulic Sargassum of China: I. Taxonomy of the subsection Biserrulae. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 3-7. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: IV. The Series Plagiophyllae Tseng et Lu. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 11-33. La Jolla: California Sea Grant Programme.

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