Rhodomela thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1824

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze1. Branch fragment. 2. Fragment with vesicles and phylloids. 3. Vesicles. 4. Habit, cast ashore (Sesoko Isl., Okinawa, Japan). - 09 March 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication Details
Rhodomela thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1824: 199

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Publication date: probably September 1824

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomela is Rhodomela subfusca (Woodward) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze.

Basionym
Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth

Type Information
Syntype localities: ""E Chinae et Iaponiae maribus attulit Ill. Thunberg" cujus nomen huic Algae imposuiit dilectiss. Mertens." [China and Japan seas];

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 October 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

 
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