Vanvoorstia spectabilis Harvey Champagney Islands, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman
Vanvoorstia spectabilis Harvey 1854: 144, pl. V 
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1854). Short characters of three new algae from the shores of Ceylon. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 6: 143-145, pls V, VI.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Vanvoorstia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spectacular.
Implicaria reticulata Heydrich 1902
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Belligam (Weligama), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 468). Type: TCD? (Yoshida 1998: 999).
Huisman, J.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Delesseriaceae. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 437-476. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Papenfuss, G.F. (1937). The structure and reproduction of Claudea multifida, Vanvoorstia spectabilis and Vanvoorstia coccinea. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 2(4): 1-66, 72 figs.
Yoshida, T. & Mikami, H. (1994). Observations on Vanvoorstia spectabilis Harvey and V. coccinea Harvey (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) from southern Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 42: 11-20.
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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 July 2019.