Sargassum frutescens C.K.Tseng & B.Lu 1994

Publication Details
Sargassum frutescens C.K.Tseng & B.Lu 1994: 522, fig. 2a, b, pl. I [1]: 2

Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Lu, B. (1994). Studies on the Chinese Sargassum V. Six new species in the Series Siliquosae. Oceanologia et Limnologia Sinica 25(5): 521-531, 2 pls.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Fangcheng, Guangxi, China; (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992: 24) Notes: Tseng & Lu (1992: 24) give the following data: growing on lower intertidal rocks; in November (AST 55-3068, 55-3069, 55-3075).

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 September 2001 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 December 2016

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