Sargassum gracile Greville, nom. illeg. 1849

Publication Details
Sargassum gracile Greville, nom. illeg. 1849: 504, pl. XI [11]: upper figs 1-3

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1849). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History Ser. 2, 3: 106-109, 216-219, 254-257, 503-506, Plate IV, IX, X, XI.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum capillare K├╝tzing.

Type Information
Type locality: India; (Silva & al. 1996: 661)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 28 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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