Macrocystis planicaulis C.
Macrocystis planicaulis C.Agardh 1839: 298, pl. XXVI: fig. 3; pl. XXVII: fig. 7; pl. XXVIII: fig. 8
Original publication: Agardh, C.A. (1839). Revision der Algengattung Macrocystis. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 19(1): 281-316, pls XXVI-XXVIII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Syntype localities: in Oceano Indico; "ad Insulas Canarias" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 642).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Macrocystis planicaulis C.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Macrocystis&species=planicaulis
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=planicaulis
Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.