Sargassum acutifolium Greville 1849

Publication Details
Sargassum acutifolium Greville 1849: 256-257, pl. X: lower right figs 1-6

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 swartzii C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: India; (Silva & al. 1996: 701)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with sharp leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 January 2006

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 January 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2022

 
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