Sargassum obovatum Greville, nom. illeg. 1849

Publication Details
Sargassum obovatum Greville, nom. illeg. 1849: 216-217, pl. IX: upper figs. 1-5

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 densifolium Zanardini.

Type Information
Type locality: India; (Silva & al. 1996: 669)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 April 2002 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 August 2022

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