Sargassum ornatum Greville 1848
Sargassum ornatum Greville 1848: 205, pl. IV: lower right figs 1-4
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum glaucescens J.Agardh.
Type locality: "China Sea (?)", (Macau); (Silva & al. 1996: 674) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Tseng & Lu (1988: 35) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 October 2012
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2022