Sargassum lanceolatum Greville, nom. illeg. 1848

Publication Details
Sargassum lanceolatum Greville, nom. illeg. 1848: 431-432, pl. XIII: upper figs. 1-5

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 odontocarpum var. lanceolatum (Grunow) P.C.Silva.

Type Information
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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 August 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 August 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 08 June 2023

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