Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828

Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon

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

Publication Details
Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828: 355

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, édition 2 [F. Cuvier] 53: 350-406, 3 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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: 04 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 November 2021

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