Acanthophora orientalis J.
Acanthophora orientalis J.Agardh 1863: 820
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), eastern.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Mariana Islands; "ad Manillam", Philippine Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 471).
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.
Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 23-49, pls VI-X. Tokyo: The Author.
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2019.