Sargassum flavicans (Mertens) C.
Sargassum flavicans (Mertens) C.Agardh 1820: 18
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus flavicans Mertens
Type locality: Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 672). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting J. Agardh (1848b: 305) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming yellow or yellowish.
Fucus flavicans Mertens 1819
This is a marine species.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Dixon, R.R.M. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Fucales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-275. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
McHugh, D.J. (2003). A guide to the seaweed industry. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 441: x + 105, 64 figs.
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 31 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Jeffrey, S.W. (1963). Purification and properies of chlorophyll c from Sargassum flavicans. Biochem. J. 86: 313-318.
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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 18 February 2019.