Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell a. rama; b. filoide; c. cauloide; d. vesícula; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira.
Fucus acinarius Linnaeus 1753: 1160
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera
relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes..
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Habitat in Italia & Oceano australiori" (Linnaeus 1753: 1160). Notes: Silva , Basson & Moe (1996) recommmend consulting Setchell (1933: 209-210) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.