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Macrocystis pyrifera var. humboldtii Bonpland

Publication details
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.
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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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing pears (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Macrocystis pyrifera var. humboldtii Bonpland)
South America: Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964).

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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