Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing) Grunow 1915

Publication Details
Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing) Grunow 1915: 374 ('capillaris')

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 Kützing.

Sargassum capillare Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: "Im Indischen Ocean" (Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India); (Silva & al. 1996: 661) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Grunow (1915: 374) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 September 2022

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