Sargassum duplicatum [Status Unaccepted]   (J. Agardh) J. Agardh,  1889 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order:Fucales
Family:Sargassaceae

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Description
Plants radially organized. Leaves spathulate-obovate, margins dentate, midrib inconspicuous, cryptostomata sparsely developed along the midrib. Vesicles obovate-spherical.

Receptacles richly branched, spinose.


Synonym (s)
Sargassum ilicifolium var. duplicatum J. Ag., 1848
Sargassum cristaefolium Harvey (cf. De Toni), 1895
Sargassum pferifferae Grunow (cf. J. Agardh), 1889
Sargassum brevifolium Kutzing, 1849

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Yields algin)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Rangat INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Little Andaman (Lat: 10.75) (Long: 92.5) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Suheli (Lat: 10.08) (Long: 72.28) INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Muttam INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Chettalatt INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kilttan INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kadamatt INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Amini INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Suheli INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kadamatt Island (Lat: 11.18) (Long: 72.76) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kadamatt Island (Lat: 11.25) (Long: 72.79) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Katchall INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Car Nicobar Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nancowry INDIA

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