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Eastern range extension of Hormophysa cuneiformis (Phaeophyceae: Fucales) in Micronesia

  • Roy T. Tsuda (a1)


Hormophysa cuneiformis, a brown macroalga in the family Sargassaceae, is now documented from Pohnpei based on a specimen collected in May 1957 and recently discovered in the Herbarium Pacificum of the Bishop Museum. Previously documented collections of H. cuneiformis in Micronesia were made from Palau in the western Pacific in July 1968 and January 1971, and Pagan Island in the Northern Mariana Islands in July 1975.


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Correspondence should be addressed to: R. T. Tsuda, Herbarium Pacificum, Department of Natural Sciences, Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 USA email:


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Eastern range extension of Hormophysa cuneiformis (Phaeophyceae: Fucales) in Micronesia

  • Roy T. Tsuda (a1)


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