Cystophyllum muricatum var. virgatum   (Endlicher & Diesing) J. Agardh  (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order:Fucales
Family:Sargassaceae

Description
Axes of the plants possessing smaller and fewer spiny processes, vesicles lanceolate-oval, terminal vesicles with acuminate tips.


Synonym (s)
Cystoseira virgata Endlicher et Diesing 1845
Sirophysalis virgata Kutzing 1849

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Red Sea

Literature Source(s)
  • Mishra, JN (1966) Phaeophyceae in India ICAR 203 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2009-08-21

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