Macrocystis pelagica 1848
Macrocystis pelagica Areschoug in J.Agardh 1848: 157
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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 profundiori ponto natans"; Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 642).
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: 01 October 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.