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Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh
Sargassum cristaefolium; Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 09 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au) and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh

Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh

 

Publication details
Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh 1820: 13

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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 ilicifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Sargassum ilicifolium was misapplied to this species by Harvey (1857a: no. 103) and they recommend consulting J. Agardh (1889: 91). According to Silva et al. (1996), the taxa Sargassum duplicatum var. rotundatum and Sargassum duplicatum [var. rotundatum] forma dubium apparently lie within the circumspection of this species but have not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy.

Silva et al. (1996: 665) and Womersley & Bailey (1970: 296) consider this to be current. - (4 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Unknown (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 665). Holotype: LD (Ajisaka et al.1997: 34). Notes: Type. From unknown locality (from Retzius, in LD). C.Agardh (1824) gives Ceylon (Womersely & Bailey, 1970).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum cristaefolium C.Agardh)
Africa: Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Comoros and Mayotte (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Laccadive Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Nicobar Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Rodrigues Island (De Clerck et al. 2004), Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001), Oman (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Wynne 2018), Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1997, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida 1988, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Phillips 1995, Yoshida 1998), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Yoshida 1988, Huang 2000, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993, Phillips 1995, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Malaysia (Phillips 1995, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Myanmar (Burma) (Soe-Htun et al. 2009), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1992, Phillips 1995), Singapore (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Dai 2007).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994, Harper et al. 2012), Papua New Guinea (Littler & Littler 2003), Queensland (Lewis 1985, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Tsuda 1988, Phillips 1995, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (Phillips 1995, N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970, Phillips 1995).

Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.

Key references
Ajisaka, T., Huynh Quang Nang, Nguyen Huu Dinh, Lu Baoren, Put, A., Jr, Phang Siew Moi, Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (1997). Taxonomic and nomenclatural study of Sargassum duplicatum Bory and related species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 27-36. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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

Kilar, J.A., Hanisak, M.D. & Yoshida, T. (1992). On the expression of phenotypic variability: why is Sargassum so taxonomically difficult?. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 95-117. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Trono Jr., G. (1992). The genus Sargassum in the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 43-94. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1997). Studies on the glomerulate Sargassum of China: IV. Series of Platycarpae. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 9-25. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Tsuda, R.T. (1988). Sargassum from Micronesia. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 59-63. California Sea Grant College Program.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Bailey, A. (1970). Marine algae of the Solomon Islands. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B. Biological Sciences 259: 257-352.

Yoshida, T. (1988). Japanese and Taiwanese species of Sargassum subgenus Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 5-21.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Soe-Htun, U. & Yoshida, T. (1986). Studies on morphological variations in Sargassum cristaefolium C. Agardh (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 275-281.

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