Sargassum pusillum C.K.Tseng & B.Ren Lu, nom. illeg. 1995

Publication Details
Sargassum pusillum C.K.Tseng & B.Ren Lu, nom. illeg. 1995: 90, figs. 8, 16

Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Baoren, L (1995). Studies on the glomerulate Sargassum of China: II. The species group Swartzia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 75-92. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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 lui M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Type locality: Guangxi Province, China; (Tseng & Baoren 1995: 91) Type: Growing on lower intertidal rocks; QD; (Tseng & Baoren 1995: 91) Notes: Guangxi Province: Weizhou Island in April (AST 55- 1973), and Fangcheng in May (AST 55-2113)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 29 August 2005 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 January 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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