Sargassum tortile (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1820
Sargassum tortile (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1820: 15
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh.
Fucus tortilis C.Agardh
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), twisted, winding, spiral (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 31 March 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2022