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Acanthophora spicifera var. orientalis (J.Agardh) Zaneveld 1956

Publication details
Acanthophora spicifera var. orientalis (J.Agardh) Zaneveld 1956: 25

Published in: Zaneveld, J.S. (1956). The economic marine algae of the tropical regions of South and East Asia and their utilization. Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council, Special Publications 3: (ii +) 55.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen

Basionym
Acanthophora orientalis J.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: Mariana Islands; "ad Manillam", Philippine Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 471).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
De Jong et al. (1999) cite the authority as (J. Agardh) Zaneveld 1959: 25.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 January 2021.

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