Sargassum comosum Montagne 1841: 135
Published in: Montagne, C. (1841). Plantae cellulares. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 161-208. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Various locations in Gran Canaria and Teneriffe, Canary Islands (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180). Type: PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180).
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp.  9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.
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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 17 February 2019.