Baccalaria S.F.Gray, 1821
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Included Baccalaria natans and B. teres, both of which are synonymous with Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon. - (4 Feb 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 March 2019.