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Amphiroa multifida Kützing

Publication details
Amphiroa multifida Kützing 1858: 27, pl. 56: fig. I

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania cultrata (Harvey) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cleft into many parts (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa multifida var. minor Kützing ex Montagne & Millardet 1862

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 228).

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Source of current name
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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