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Sargassum divaricatum var. chilensis Grunow

Publication details
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.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum obtusifolium J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2019.

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