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.
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.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 March 2019.