Hincksia indica (Sonder) J. 1990
Feldmannia indica (Sonder) Womersley & A.Bailey Panama. Uniseriate filament with short cells, an area of rapid growth and cell division.
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Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka 1990: 24, figs 6, 7
Published in: Tanaka, J. (1990). Brown algae from the Amami Islands. Mem. Natn. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 23: 23-32.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Feldmannia indica (Sonder) Womersley & A.Bailey
Ectocarpus indicus Sonder
Type locality: Pulo Kambing, Bima Bay, Sumbawa (Bima Island), Indonesia (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 40). Type: Zollinger No. 3428; MEL 26389 (Womersley & Bailey 1970: 288). Notes: On calcareous rocks (Lipkin & Silva 2002). According to Womersley & Bailey (1970: 288): "The type in MEL (26389) consists of two paper-mounted specimens and one (plus fragments) mica mount, together with Sonder's sketches, and labelled 'Planta a cl. Zollingero lecta. no. 3428, Bima, Ins. Sumbawa." The specimens are all of one taxon and not a mixture as Setchell (1924, p. 170) suspected."
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
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