Sargassum aciculare 1874
Sargassum aciculare Grunow 1874: 26
Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum filifolium var. aciculare (Grunow) Grunow
Type locality: Bribie Island, near Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum aciculare Grunow)
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1985).
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 28 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.