Sargassum acutifolium 1849
Sargassum acutifolium Greville 1849: 256-257, pl. X: lower right figs 1-6
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum swartzii C.Agardh
Type locality: India (Silva & al. 1996: 701).
Subgenus Sargassum Section Acanthocarpicae
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with sharp leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Tseng, C.K. & Baoren, L (1995). Studies on the glomerulate Sargassum of China: II. The species group Swartzia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 75-92. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Noro, T., Ajisaka, T. & Yoshida, T. (1994). Species of Sargassum subgenus Sargassum (Fucales) with compressed primary branches. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 23-31. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
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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 24 September 2021.