Acanthophora arborea Harvey 1859: 296
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Chiracanthia arborea (Harvey) Falkenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tree-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 235). Lectotype: Harvey; TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg Aust. Exsicc. 140 I (Womersley 2003: 235). Notes: Isolectotypes MEL, 1554626 and elsewhere (Womersley, 2003).
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. 533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acanthophora&species=arborea
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=arborea
Created: 24 September 2003 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.