Sargassum elegans Suhr 1840
Sargassum elegans SuhrSouth AfricaRobert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)
Sargassum elegans Suhr 1840: 257
Publication date: "7 Mai 1840"
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Am Cap der guten Hoffnung" [At the Cape of Goog Hope but actually between Omsamculo (Umzimkulu) and Omcomas (Umkomaas) rivers, Natal, South Africa]; (Suhr 1840: 670) Type: B?; Notes: See Drège (1843: 157) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 15 July 2019
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022