Fucus natans Linnaeus 1753
Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon
a. cauloide; b. rama; c. filoides; d. vesículas; e. receptáculos. Fuente: Moreira y Suárez (2002b).
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.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon.
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).
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 01 December 2023