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Sargassum johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication details
Sargassum johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 737, pl. 20: fig. 72; pl. 21: fig. 80

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Johnstonia

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum guardiense Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georges Island, Sonora, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 681). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (No. 71); April; Herb. Calif. Uni Sci. 1341 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 737).

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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.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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.

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Kaur, I. & Vijayaraghavan, M.R. (1992). Oogonial development, maturation and release in Sargassum vulgare C. Agardh and Sargassum johnstonii Setchell & Gardner. Aquatic Botany 42: 173-185, 5 figs.
Thivy, F. & Chauhan, V.D. (1964). Sargassum johnstonii Setchell & Gardner, a new record for the Indian Ocean region. Hydrobiologia 23: 292-299, 23 figs, 2 plates.

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