Asparagopsis sanfordiana Harvey 1855: 544 (as 'Sanfordiana' )
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
"I name it in honour of W.A. Sanford, Esq., Colonial Secretary of Western Australia."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Asparagopsis sanfordiana Harvey)
Hawaiian: Limu kohu, Limu koko, Limu nipaakai (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Syntype localities: Garden and Rottnest Islands, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 183).
Okamura, K. (1908). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 121-232, Plates XXVI-XXX. Tokyo: published by the author.
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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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 14 October 2019.