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Amphiroa sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Amphiroeae
Genus Amphiroa

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Amphiroa sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Amphiroa sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Amphiroa sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

Amphiroa sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne

 

Avrainvillea fulva (M.Howe) D.S.Littler & Littler

Cheilosporum sagittatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug KwaZulu-Natal
© Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com)

Publication details
Amphiroa sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne 1842: 125

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.
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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 sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville

Basionym
Corallina sagittata J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Île-de-France [Mauritius] (Lamouroux, Bory de Saint-Vincent & Eudes-Deslongchamps 1824: 215). Holotype: CN herb. Lamouroux (Woelkerling & de Reviers, 2008: 305, fig. 2). Notes: Holotype is illustrated in Woelkerling & de Reviers (2008: fig. 2).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saggitate, shaped like an arrow-head with two equal sharp basal lobes directed downwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Blainville, H.M.D. de (1834). Manuel d'actinologie ou de zoophytologie, contenant 1.° Une histoire abrégée de cette partie de la zoologie, avec des considérations générales sur l'anatomie, la physiologie, les moeurs, les habitudes et les usages des Actinozoaires; 2.° Un système général d'Actinologie, tiré à la fois des animaux et de leurs parties solides ou polypiers; 3.° Un catalogue des principaux auteurs qui ont écrit sur ce sujet. Avec un atlas de 100 planches représentant une espèce de chaque genre et sous-genre. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-694, [i, err.], Atlas: 103 copper engravings by Prêtre ("pinxit"), Turpin ("direxit") and Massard ("sculpsit"). Paris & Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault.

Key references
Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2013). A monographic account of Australian species of Amphiroa (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 81-144.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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