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Sargassum stolonifolium S.-M.Phang & T.Yoshida

Publication details
Sargassum stolonifolium S.-M.Phang & T.Yoshida 1997: 63, figs 2-9

Published in: Phang, S.-M. & Yoshida, T. (1997). Sargassum stolonifolium Phang et Yoshida sp. nov. from Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 61-73. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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 plagiophyllum C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Polycystae

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

Taxonomic notes
Section Zygocarpicae ? According to Matteo et al. (2010), this species is a synonym of S. plagiophyllum (section Polycystae). - (12 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang Island (Phang & Yoshida 1997: 63). Holotype: Liung Cheing Poh; 10 June 1994; Growing on the surface of lower intertidal rocks; at the exposed shore. SAP 062135 (Phang & Yoshida 1997: 63). Notes: Type locality: Batu Ferringhi on Pinang Island (Ajisaka 2002: 82). Phang & Yoshida 1997: 63 note: Holotype: Male (PSM 1329) ; Other specimens from Penang Island examined: July 11, 1995, females PSM 1661; July 11, 1995, females PSM 1653, 1655, 1659, 1661, 1664, 1667 and 1670 and males PSM 1652, 1556 and 1675: October 25, 1995, males PSM 1689, 1692, 1697, 2064, 2067, 2072, 2077, 2085 and 2091; March 20, 1996, males PSM 2068. 2103 and 2111: July 11, 1995, nonfertile plants PSM 1642, 1646, 1648, 1668, 1677, 1970 and 1975.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E., Verlaque, M. & De Reviers, B. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum sect. Acanthocarpicae (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 59(3): 896-904.

Key references
Ajisaka, T. (2002). Sargassum specimens from Singapore and Malaysia in the Herbarium of the Bishop Museum. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 77-88. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Ajisaka, T., Phang, S.M. & Yoshida, T. (1999). Preliminary report of Sargassum species collected from Malaysian coasts. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 23-41. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Ajisaka,T. & Lewmanomont, K. (2004). Variations in the Basal System and Stolons of Sargassum stolonifolium in the Andaman Sea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 57-72.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2003). Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), inferred from it ITS nrDNA, with an emphasis on the taxonomic revision of the genus. Phycological Research 51(1): 1-10.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Ajisaka,T. & Lewmanomont, K. (2004). Variations in the Basal System and Stolons of Sargassum stolonifolium in the Andaman Sea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 57-72.
Phang, S.-M. & Yoshida, T. (1997). Sargassum stolonifolium Phang et Yoshida sp. nov. from Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 61-73. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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