Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing)
Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing) Grunow 1915: 374 ('capillaris')
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum capillare Kützing
Sargassum capillare Kützing
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2019.