Turbinaria thunbergii (Mertens ex )
Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze 1. Branch fragment. 2. Fragment with vesicles and phylloids. 3. Vesicles. 4. Habit, cast ashore (Sesoko Isl., Okinawa, Japan).
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Turbinaria thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Yendo 1905: 153
Published in: Yendo, K. (1905). [Preliminary list of Japanese Fucaceae]. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 19: 149-161.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth
Syntype localities: ""E Chinae et Iaponiae maribus attulit Ill. Thunberg" cujus nomen huic Algae imposuiit dilectiss. Mertens." [China and Japan seas]
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kuntze, O. (1880). Revision von Sargassum und das sogennante Sargasso-Meer. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 1: 191-239, pls I, II.
Created: 11 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2020.