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Acanthophora spicifera f. wightii (J.Agardh) Weber Bosse

Publication details
Acanthophora spicifera f. wightii (J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1923: 348

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1923). Liste des algues du Siboga. III. Rhodophyceae. Seconde partie. Ceramiales. Vol. 59c pp. 311-392, figs 110-142, pls IX, X. Leiden.
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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).

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

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.

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