Sargassum rhizophorum Tseng & Lu 2002

Publication Details
Sargassum rhizophorum Tseng & Lu 2002: 14, 18, 21, 22, figs 3, 11

Published in: 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.

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: Weizhou Island, Beihai City, Guangxi Province, China; (Tseng & Lu Baoren 2002: 18) Holotype: Zhang Junfu and Xu Fali; 26 April 1955; growing on subtidal rocks; QD; 55-1843 (Tseng & Lu Baoren 2002: 18) Notes: Isotype: AST 55-1836, collected by Zhang Junfu and Xu Fali, April 26, 1955, from Weizhou Island, Beihai City, Guangxi Province.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 September 2001 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 August 2005

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