Fucus natans Linnaeus 1753

Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon

Current name: Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon
(A) MDP2035, herbarium specimen: Humacao. Scale bar = 2.0 cm. (B) Water color rendition of live specimen. Scale bar = 2.0 cm. - 09 December 2021. CC BY-NC 4.0

Publication Details
Fucus natans Linnaeus 1753: 1160

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.

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Publication date: 1 May 1753

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon.

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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 November 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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