Macrocystis planicaulis C. 1839
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "in Oceano Indico"; "ad Insulas Canarias" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 642).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Macrocystis planicaulis C.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978).
South America: Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).
Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.