Macrocystis obtusa Harvey 1833: 163
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). [California] Ordo LVI. Algae. In: 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. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllospora obtusa (Harvey) Endlicher
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: California (Harvey 1833: 163).
Created: 15 October 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.