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Acanthophora orientalis var. wightii (J.Agardh) Sonder

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen

Basionym
Acanthophora wightii J.Agardh

Type information
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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
De Jong et al. (1999: 140) cite the authority as J. Agardh ex Sonder 1879: 81.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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.

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