Sargassum divaricatum var. chilensis 1915
Sargassum divaricatum var. chilensis Grunow 1915: 329
Published in: Grunow, A. (1915). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Möniglichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 65: 329-448.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum obtusifolium J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Stiger-Pouvreau, V. (2008). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophceae) from French Polynesia based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 44: 1541-1555.
Ramírez, M.E. & Santelices, B. (1991). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas de la costa temperada del Pacífico de Sudamérica. Monografías Biológicas 5: 1-437.
Created: 17 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.