Hizikia fusiformis (Harvey) Okamura 1932

Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell

Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) SetchellOishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan - 22 March 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Hizikia fusiformis (Harvey) Okamura 1932: 100

Published in: Okamura, K. (1932). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 63-101 (English), 61-96 (Japanese), Plates CCLXXXI-CCC. Tokyo: published by the author.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hizikia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum fusiforme (Harvey) Setchell.

Basionym
Cystophyllum fusiforme Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: "On rocks at low tide, Simoda." [Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan]; (Harvey 1860: 329) Type: Charles Wright; TCD?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), fusiform; swollen at the middle and tapering to each end like a spindle; narrowly ellipsoid (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

 
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