Sargassum tortile (C. ) C.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Oak, J.H. (2010). Fucales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 111-172. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Yoshida, T., Nguyen Huu Dai, Ajisaka, T. & Noro, T. (2002). Verification of Sargassum species identified with subgenera Bactrophycus, Phyllotrichia and Schizophycus in Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 95-102. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Tsukidate, J. (1984). Studies on the regenerative ability of the brown algae, Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt and Sargassum tortile C. Agardh.. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 11: 393.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.