Macrocystis latifolia Bory
Macrocystis latifolia Bory 1826: 9 (as 'latifolius' )
Published in: Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M. (1826). Macrocyste. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 10, pp. 8-10. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2723 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=19826
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2018.