Sargassum flavicans (Mertens) C.Agardh 1820
Sargassum flavicans (Mertens) C.Agardh 1820: 18
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus flavicans Mertens
Type locality: Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 672) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting J. Agardh (1848b: 305) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), becoming yellow or yellowish.
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 28 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2022