Sargassum acanthicarpum Greville, nom. illeg. 1848

Publication Details
Sargassum acanthicarpum Greville, nom. illeg. 1848: 432, pl. XIII: lower left figs. 1-6

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1848). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser.2 2: 203-206, 274-277, 431-434, pls IV, V, XIII.

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 erinaceum Greville ex Kuntze.

Type Information
Type locality: India; (Silva & al. 1996: 671)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 January 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 January 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 August 2022

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