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Sargassum pulchellum var. subspathulatum Grunow 1888

Publication details
Sargassum pulchellum var. subspathulatum Grunow in Askenasy 1888: 25, pl. VI: figs 5, 6 (as 'subspathulata' )

Published in: Askenasy, E. (1888). Algen mit Unterstützung der Herren E. Bornet, E. Grunow, P. Hariot, M. Moebius, O. Nordstedt bearbeitet. In: Die Forschungsreise S.M.S. „Gazelle“. Botanik. (Engler, A. Eds) Vol. 4, pp. 58, 12 plates. Berlin: Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn.
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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 subspathulatum (Grunow) Grunow

Type information
Type locality: MacCluer Gulf (Berau Bay), Irian Jaya, Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996: 700).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.

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.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: V. The Series Ilicifoliae (J. Agardh) 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. 35-76. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

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