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Sargassum ecuadoreanum W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Sargassum ecuadoreanum W.R.Taylor 1945: 122, 123, pl. 31: figs 1, 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pta. Santa Elena, Ecuador. (Taylor 1945: 122-123). Holotype: W.R. Taylor No. 34-473; 8 Feb. 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 122-123). Notes: Type from driftweed and observed in dredged material.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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