Sargassum turbinatum var. ornatum (Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Turbinaria ornata (Turner) J.Agardh

Turbinaria ornata (Turner) J.AgardhMobassa, Kenya; apex of plant - 20 November 2002. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Sargassum turbinatum var. ornatum (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 42

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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 Turbinaria ornata (Turner) J.Agardh.

Fucus turbinatus var. ornatus Turner

Type Information
Type locality: [None given]; (Turner 1807-1808: 50) Type: BM-K;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 12 October 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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