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Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh

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

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Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
a. rama; b. filoide; c. vesícula; d. cauloide; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira.

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Laurencia forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) Greville

Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Sargassum filipendula C.Agardh 1824: 300

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Sargassum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hanging by a thread (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum affine J.Agardh
Sargassum filipendula f. subcirerea Grunow 1916

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 672).

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Key references
Camacho, O., Mattio, L., Draisma, S., Fredericq, S. & Diaz-Pulido, G. (2014). Morphological and molecular assessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Caribbean Colombia, including the proposal of Sargassum giganteum sp. nov., Sargassum schnetteri comb. nov. and Sargassum section Cladophyllum sect. nov . Systematics and Biodiversity 13: 105-130.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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References
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Dawes, C.J. & Tomasko, D.A. (1988). Physiological responses of perennial bases of Sargassum filipendula from three sites on the west coast of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Sciences 42: 166-173.
Fagerberg, W.R. & Dawes, C.J. (1976). Studies on Sargassum. I. A light microscopic examination of the wound regeneration process in mature stipes of S. filipendula. American Journal of Botany 63: 110-119.
Fagerberg, W.R., Moon, R. & Truby, E. (1979). Studies on Sargassum III. A quantitative ultrastructural and correlated physiological study of the blade and stipe organs of S. filipendula. Protoplasma 99: 247-261.
Hanisak, M.D. & Kilar, J.A. (1990). Typification of Sargassum filipendula C. Agardh (Phaeophyceae, Fucales, Sargassaceae) and the names of two varieties. Taxon 39: 94-98.
Moreira, L. & Suárez, A.M. (2002). Estudio del género Sargassum C. Agardh, 1820 (Phaeophyta, Fucales, Sargassaceae) en aguas cubanas. 3. Variaciones morfológicas de Sargassum filipendula C. Agardh. Rev. Invest. Mar. 23(1): 59-62.
Simons, E.B. (1906). A morphological study of Sargassum filipendula. Botanical Gazette (41): 161-182.

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