Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt 1955

Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt

Sargassum muticum (Yendo) FensholtDog's Bay, Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water - 27 April 2006. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt 1955: 306, figs 50, 51

Published in: Fensholt, D.E. (1955). An emendation of the genus Cystophyllum (Fucales). American Journal of Botany 42: 305-322, 51 figs.

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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sargassum kjellmanianum f. muticum Yendo

Type Information
Type locality: Izumo, Prov. Kii, Honshu, Japan; (Yoshida 1978: 122) Lectotype: April 1902; TI; (Yoshida 1978: 122, 123)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), without a point, awnless, blunt (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 05 February 2023

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