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Sargassum ornatum Greville

Publication details
Sargassum ornatum Greville 1848: 205, pl. IV: lower right figs 1-4

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1850). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Trans. Bot. Soc. Edin. 3: 85-102, 229-232, Plates VI-XI, XV.

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 glaucescens J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "China Sea (?)", (Macau) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 674). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Tseng & Lu (1988: 35) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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Key references
Greville, R.K. (1848). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser.2 2: 203-206, 274-277, 431-434, pls IV, V, XIII.

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