Sargassum vulgare var. flavifolium (Kützing) Grunow 1916

Sargassum flavifolium Kützing

Sargassum flavifolium KützingSouth of Portugal, 2010Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Sargassum vulgare var. flavifolium (Kützing) Grunow 1916: 40

Published in: Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.

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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 flavifolium Kützing.

Sargassum flavifolium Kützing

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Ad Antillas; in sinu Biscayense ad Biaritz"; (Kützing 1849: 615)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 February 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 August 2022

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