Acanthophora orientalis var. wightii (J. ) Sonder
Acanthophora orientalis var. wightii (J.Agardh) Sonder 1879: 81
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic 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.
This is a marine species.
De Jong et al. (1999: 140) cite the authority as J. Agardh ex Sonder 1879: 81.
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acanthophora&species=orientalis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acanthophora&Species=orientalis
Created: 14 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2006 by Wendy Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.