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Hincksia prolifera (V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Hincksia prolifera (V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, E.G.Meñez, & Moe 1987: 130

Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hincksia is Hincksia ramulosa J.E.Gray.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Giffordia prolifera V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami

Type information
Type locality: South Point, Port Blair, Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 569).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Giffordia prolifera V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami 1983

General environment
This is a marine species.

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