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Macrocystis planicaulis C.Agardh 1839

Publication details
Macrocystis planicaulis C.Agardh 1839: 298, pl. XXVI: fig. 3; pl. XXVII: fig. 7; pl. XXVIII: fig. 8

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1839). Revision der Algengattung Macrocystis. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 19(1): 281-316, pls XXVI-XXVIII.
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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

Type information
Syntype localities: "in Oceano Indico"; "ad Insulas Canarias" (Silva & al. 1996: 642).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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