Sargassum lanceolatum , nom. illeg. 1848
Sargassum lanceolatum Greville 1848: 431-432, pl. XIII: upper figs. 1-5, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum odontocarpum var. lanceolatum (Grunow) P.C.Silva
Type locality: India (Silva & al. 1996: 690). Type: R. Wight; (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: "Hab. in mari Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.
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.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Created: 29 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.