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Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Laminaria

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Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Santa Barbara, California; from Left: David Young, Don Kapraun, Rick Wetherbee, Don Ott; August 1977. 26 Mar 2018. G.T. Kraft. © G.T. Kraft.

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Postels and Ruprecht (1840). 25 Sep 2015. unknown. © expired.

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Macrocystis pyrifera, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Macrocystis pyrifera, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Macrocystis pyrifera. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh Santa Barbara, California; from Left: David Young, Don Kapraun, Rick Wetherbee, Don Ott; August 1977
© G.T. Kraft

Publication details
Laminaria pyrifera (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 42

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: ‘in oceano AEthiopico’ (South Atlantic Ocean) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 641). Type: LINN 1274.59? (Womersley 1987: 328). Notes: In LINN, 1274.59? (see Womersley (1954a: 111)).

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.

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Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2285 times since it was created.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Amsler, C.D. & Neushul, M. (1991). Photosynthetic physiology and chemical composition of spores of the kelps Macrocystis pyrifera, Nereocystis leutkeana, Laminaria farlowii, and Pterygophora californica (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 26-34.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1942). Studies of South African Phaeophyceae. I. Ecklonia maxima, Laminaria pallida, Macrocystis pyrifera. American Journal of Botany 29: 15-24.

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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 23 September 2018.

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