Sargassum cristatum J.
Sargassum cristatum J.Agardh 1889: 84, pl. XXV: figs 18-20
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1889). Species Sargassorum Australiae descriptae et dispositae. Accedunt de singulis partibus Sargassorum, earumque differentiis morphologicis in diversis speciebus observationes nonnullae; nec non dispositionis specierum omnium generis, his differentiis fundatae, periculum. Öfversigt af Konglige Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm, series 4 23(3): 1-133, pls I-XXXI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum distichum Sonder
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Tseng & Lu (1988) cite this as a synonym of Sargassum aemulum Sonder
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Grunow, A. (1915). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Möniglichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 65: 329-448.
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.
Created: 28 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1119 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=19134
Cite this record as:
Michael 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 20 February 2019.