Sargassum squarrosum Greville 1849: 254-255, pl. X: upper figs 1-4
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rough or scurfy, with spreading processes.
Sargassum ilicifolium var. squarrosum (Greville) Grunow 1888
This is a marine species.
Type locality: eastern India (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Robert Wight; (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: V. The Series Ilicifoliae (J. Agardh) Tseng et Lu. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 35-76. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.
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.
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