Macrocystis pyrifera var. luxurians J.D.Hooker &
Macrocystis pyrifera var. luxurians J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 6567 [Index], pl. 169/170
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1847). Algae tasmanicae: being a catalogue of the species of algae collected on the shores of Tasmania by Ronald Gunn, Esq., Dr. Heannerett, Mrs. Smith, Dr. Lyall and Dr. J.D. Hooker; with characters of the new species. London Journal of Botany 6: 397-417.
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.
Created: 20 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 August 2008 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 22 September 2018.