Bossiella orbigniana (Decaisne) P.C.Silva Northern California
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Amphiroa orbigniana Decaisne 1842: 124
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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 Bossiella orbigniana (Decaisne) P.C.Silva
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Schneider & Wynne (2007) support the use of the genus Pachyarthron for this species but Woelkerling et al. (2008) recognize Bossiella. - (25 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Chile: San Carlos, Patagonia; Isla Chiloé (Decaisne 1842: 124). Type: in herb. Mus. et d'Orbigny, et cl. Gay; PC (Decaisne 1842: 124).
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.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madroño 14: 41-51.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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 27 June 2019.