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Macrocystis obtusa Harvey

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Macrocystis is Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: California (Harvey 1833: 163).

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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.

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