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Macrocystis tenuifolia Postels & Ruprecht

Publication details
Macrocystis tenuifolia Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 9, pl. VII

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici L├╝tke 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, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: In sinu Norfolk ad littora Americae boreali-occidentalis (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 9).

Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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 25 September 2018.

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