Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing)
Sargassum tenue var. capillare (Kützing) Grunow 1915: 374 ('capillaris')
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum capillare Kützing
Sargassum capillare Kützing
Type locality: "Im Indischen Ocean" (Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India) (Silva, Basson & Moe 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.