Turbinaria fusiformis (Harvey) Yendo 1907
Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) SetchellOishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan - 22 March 2007. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Turbinaria fusiformis (Harvey) Yendo 1907: 44, pl. 4: figs 1-7
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell.
Cystophyllum fusiforme Harvey
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).
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