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Musaefolia Stackhouse, 1809, nom. rejic.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Alariaceae

Holotype species: Musaefolia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse

Currently accepted name for the type species: Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Original publication and holotype designation: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.

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Created: 16 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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