Search Common Names

This section of AlgaeBase contains information on the many common and local names for algae around the world. As well as the common names themselves, you will also find information on their languages and the countries in which the names are used. In some cases you will find details of the translation or origin of the names. You can also link the common name to the currently accepted scientific name. This section of the database is being updated at present and is growing every day.

How to search

Type in the common name, or the genus and/or the species name, and press return or click the button.

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