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Sargassum capillare var. tranquebarense (Grunow) P.Silva

Publication details
Sargassum capillare var. tranquebarense (Grunow) P.Silva 1996: 662

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sargassum tenue f. tranquebarense Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 662).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum tenue f. tranquebarense Grunow 1915

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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