Sargassum cymosum var. ramifolia (Kützing) Grunow

Sargassum ramifolium Kützing

Current name: Sargassum ramifolium Kützing
Watercolor rendition of live specimen. Puerto Rico. Scale bar = 2.0 cm. - 09 December 2021. CC BY-NC 4.0

Publication Details
Sargassum cymosum var. ramifolia (Kützing) Grunow

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 ramifolium Kützing.

Sargassum ramifolium Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: "Brasilen: Sellow" [Brazil: Friedrich Sellow (1789-1831) who collected widely there 1815-1817]; (Kützing 1843: 362) Type: LD?;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

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 27 September 2023

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