Sargassum acinaria var. mauritianum ( )
Sargassum acinaria var. mauritianum (Grunow) Grunow 1916: 154
Published in: Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sargassum mauritianum Grunow
Type locality: Port St. Louis, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 702).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes; also a substantative derived from the pre-Linnaean genus Acinaria.
Sargassum mauritianum Grunow 1888
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon is possibly referable to Sargassum swartzii.
This is a marine species.
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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