Macrocystis pyrifera var. humboldtii
Macrocystis pyrifera var. humboldtii Bonpland in Humboldt & Bonpland 1808: 7, pl. 68
Published in: Humboldt, A. von & Bonpland, A.[J.G.B.] (1808). Plantes équinoxiales recueillies au Mexique: dans l'île de Cuba, dans les provinces de Caracas, de Cumana et de Barcelone, aux Andes de la Nouvelle Grenade, de Quito et du Pérou, et sur les bords du rio-Negro de Orénoque et de la rivière des Amazones. Tome primus. pp. [i-ii], portr. Mutis, [iii-vii]-vii, 1-234, pl. 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 5-29, 30a, 30b, 31-65. Turbingae [Tübingen]: apud J.G. Cotta.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing pears (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Macrocystis pyrifera var. humboldtii Bonpland)
South America: Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964).
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Created: 02 July 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 04 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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