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Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing) Grunow

Publication details
Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing) Grunow 1915: 374 ('capillaris')

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum capillare Kützing

Basionym
Sargassum capillare Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Im Indischen Ocean" (Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 661). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Grunow (1915: 374) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine 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.

Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.

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