Sargassum orotavicum T.Díaz-Villa, J.Afonso-Carrillo & M.Sansón 2004

Publication Details
Sargassum orotavicum T.Díaz-Villa, J.Afonso-Carrillo & M.Sansón 2004: 479, figs 1, 2, 7, 8-10, 17, 18,22-24

Published in: Díaz-Villa, T., Afonso-Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (2004). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Sargassum orotavicum sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic Ocean). Botanica Marina 47: 471-480.

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
Holotype locality: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands; (Diaz-Villa et al. 2004: 479) Holotype: Julio Afonso-Carillo; 28 April 2002; Exposed tide pool in lower eulittoral; TFC; Phyc 11680 (Diaz-Villa et al. 2004: 479) Notes: Type is illustrated as fig. 1.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 October 2006

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 October 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 October 2022

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