Acanthophora wightii J. 1863
Acanthophora wightii J.Agardh 1863: 821
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen
Type locality: India (Silva & al. 1996: 471). Notes: LD and TCD (de Jong et al. , 1999: 140).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 14 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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