Turbinaria fusiformis (Harvey) Yendo 1907

Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell

Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) SetchellOishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan - 22 March 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Turbinaria fusiformis (Harvey) Yendo 1907: 44, pl. 4: figs 1-7

Published in: Yendo, K. (1907). The Fucaceae of Japan. Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 21(Article 12): 1-174, folded table, pls I- XVIII plates.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Turbinaria is Turbinaria turbinata (Linnaeus) Kuntze.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell.

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 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 24 January 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

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