Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell 1931

Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell

Current name: Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell
Oishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan - 22 March 2007. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell 1931: 248

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1931). Hong Kong seaweeds, II. Hong Kong Naturalist 2: 237-253, 41 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Cystophyllum fusiforme Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: "On rocks at low tide, Simoda." [Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan]; (Harvey 1860: 329) Type: Charles Wright; TCD?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), fusiform; swollen at the middle and tapering to each end like a spindle; narrowly ellipsoid (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 July 2024

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