Macrocystis obtusa Harvey 1833: 163
Original publication: Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. (1833). The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. pp. 145-192, pls 30-39. London: Henry G. Bohn.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Phyllospora obtusa (Harvey) Endlicher
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Type locality: California
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Macrocystis&species=obtusa
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Macrocystis&Species=obtusa
Created: 15 October 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 October 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.