Sargassum cinctum J.Agardh 1848

Sargassum cinctum J.Agardh

Sargassum cinctum J.AgardhOkha, Devbhumi Dwaraka District, Gujarat, 361350, India - 29 June 2021. Haresh Kalasariya (

Publication Details
Sargassum cinctum J.Agardh 1848: 324

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "ad littora Hindostaniae";, "Souliperon", (Ceylon); (Silva & al. 1996: 663) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting G. Martens (1868: 79) for more information on the syntype localities of this species. Souliperon (Ceylon), Indonesia; Syntypes: LD2569, 2570 (Mattio et al., 2015).

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), encircled, girdled, enclosed (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 March 2021

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