Sargassum leptophyllum Greville 1849

Publication Details
Sargassum leptophyllum Greville 1849: 504-505, pl. XI: lower left figs. 1-7

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 virgatum C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: India; (Silva & al. 1996: 707)

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 June 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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