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Definition of Macrocystis pyrifera

Macrocystis pyrifera
Kelp Kelp, n. [Formerly kilpe; of unknown origin.] 1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, -- formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine. 2. (Bot.) Any large blackish seaweed. Note: Laminaria is the common kelp of Great Britain; Macrocystis pyrifera and Nereocystis Lutkeana are the great kelps of the Pacific Ocean. Kelp crab (Zo["o]l.), a California spider crab (Epialtus productus), found among seaweeds, which it resembles in color. Kelp salmon (Zo["o]l.), a serranoid food fish (Serranus clathratus) of California. See Cabrilla.
Macrocystis pyrifera
Macrocystis Mac`ro*cys"tis, n. [NL. See Macro-, and Cyst.] (Bot.) An immensely long blackish seaweed of the Pacific (Macrocystis pyrifera), having numerous almond-shaped air vessels.

Meaning of Macrocystis pyrifera from wikipedia

- Macrocystis pyrifera, commonly known as giant kelp or giant bladder kelp, is a species of kelp (large brown algae), and one of four species in the genus...
- following blade morphology, put them all under the same taxon, Macrocystis pyrifera. In modern times, the large number of species were re-cl****ified...
- Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, has been utilized for many years as a food source; it contains many compounds such as iodine, pot****ium, other minerals...
- size from the two-foot-tall sea palm Postelsia to the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera, which grows to over 45 m (150 ft) long and is the largest of all...
- Brown seaweeds are usually large, and range from the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera that is often 20 m long, to thick, leather-like seaweeds from 2–4...
- phytohormone-like substances. In 2009, a study determined that this and Macrocystis pyrifera may be the same species. Macrocystis integrifolia Bory California...
- organisms can vary with kelp morphologies. For example, in California, Macrocystis pyrifera forests, the nudibranch Melibe leonina, and skeleton shrimp Caprella...
- tubular nest-like home on a blade of the sporophyte of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. This home is made by rolling the sides of the blade together and...
- are giant kelp from the northwestern Pacific. The floating stem of Macrocystis pyrifera can grow to a height of over 45 m (148 ft). Macrocystis also qualifies...
- norrisii is commonly seen crawling up and down stipes of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Early studies on the feeding ecology of Norrisia norrisii indicated...
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