Sargassum leptophyllum Greville 1849: 504-505, pl. XI: lower left figs. 1-7
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum virgatum C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 707).
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: 1-1259.
Created: 03 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2019.