Baccalaria natans (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray 1821

Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon

Current name: Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon
a. cauloide; b. rama; c. filoides; d. vesículas; e. receptáculos. Fuente: Moreira y Suárez (2002b).

Publication Details
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, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.

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Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821

Type Species
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.

Basionym
Fucus natans Linnaeus

Type Information
Lectotype locality: "Indica" (probably Jamaica); (Silva & al. 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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

 
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