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Macrocystis luxurians (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh

Publication details
Macrocystis luxurians (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh 1848: 157

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Basionym
Macrocystis pyrifera var. luxurians J.D.Hooker & Harvey

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

General environment
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.

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