Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828
Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillona. cauloide; b. rama; c. filoides; d. vesículas; e. receptáculos. Fuente: Moreira y Suárez (2002b).
Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828: 355
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus natans Linnaeus
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: 04 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022