Sargassum mertensii Endlicher 1843: 32
Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum fulvellum (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
(Latinised), named for Dr Mertens.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 07 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.