Baccalaria natans ( ) S.F.Gray
Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon a. cauloide; b. rama; c. filoides; d. vesículas; e. receptáculos. Fuente: Moreira y Suárez (2002b).
Baccalaria natans (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray 1821
Published in: 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.
Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Fucus natans Linnaeus
Lectotype locality: "Indica" (probably Jamaica) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 687). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Børgesen (1914a: 9) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), swimming, floating on or under the surface of the water (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.