Macrocystis tenuifolia &
Macrocystis tenuifolia Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 9, pl. VII
Original publication: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ]+ [i]+ iv + 28. [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], -22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
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.
Type locality: In sinu Norfolk ad littora Americae boreali-occidentalis (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 9).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Macrocystis&species=tenuifolia
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=tenuifolia
Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.