Amansia multifida J.V.
Amansia multifida J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 332, pl. 6: fig. 2C-E
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amansia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cleft into many parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 472).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Created: 25 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Lima, H.C., Costa, F.H.F., Sampaio, A.H., Neves, S.A., Benevides, N.M.B., Teixeira, D.I.A., Rogers, D.J. & Freitas, A.L.P. (1998). Induction and inhibition of human lymphocyte transformation by the lectin from the red marine alga Amansia multifida. J. Appl. Phycol. 10: 153-162.
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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 22 March 2019.