Acanthophora orientalis var. wightii (J. ) Sonder
Acanthophora orientalis var. wightii (J.Agardh) Sonder 1879: 81
Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1879). Algae Roscherianae. In: Reisen in Ost-Afrika in den Jahren 1859-1865. Wissenschaftlicher Theil. Dritter Band. Dritte Abtheilung. Botanik. (Decken, C.C. von der Eds), pp. 79-85. Leipzig & Heidelberg: C.F. Winter'sche Verlagshandlung.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen
Acanthophora wightii J.Agardh
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 471). Notes: LD and TCD (de Jong et al. , 1999: 140).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), eastern.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Jong et al. (1999: 140) cite the authority as J. Agardh ex Sonder 1879: 81.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 14 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 21 May 2019.