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Algae > Volume 13(1); 1998 > Article
Algae 1998;13(1): 79-83.
Morphology f Sargassum corderoi (Phaeophyta, Fucales), a New Seaweed Species from Central Philippines
Romeo B. Modelo, Jr., Isamu Umezaki, Lawrence M. Liao
Laboratory of Fisheries Resources, Division of Tropical Agriculture, Graduate School of Agriculture, kyoto University, Marine Biology Section and Graduate School, University
Sargassum corderoi Modelo, Umezaki & L.M. Liano sp. nov. is proposed as a new species to science, it is character ized by long, linear leaves which have entire margin throughout, and having elliptic, slender vesicles. The proposed new species is known only from Panay and islands in the western central Philippines. A new name, Sargassum angii L.M. Liao, nom. nov., is proposed for the Philippine species, Sargassum yamadae Trono, which is a later homonym of S. yamadae Yoshida & T. Konno.
Key words: Fucales, Morphology, Phaeophyta, Philippines, Sargassum, Sargassum corderoi, Sargassum angii

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