Sargassum lanceolatum , nom. illeg.
Sargassum lanceolatum Greville 1848: 431-432, pl. XIII: upper figs. 1-5, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum odontocarpum var. lanceolatum (Grunow) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 690). Type: R. Wight; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: "Hab. in mari Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis".
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 29 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2010 by Wendy 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 20 February 2019.