Amphiroa brasiliana 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.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Harvey et al. (2009: 269) note that this is a putative heterotypic synonym of A. beauvoisii, proposed by Moura & Guimarães (2005: 21, 25). - (29 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 221).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 May 2008 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 25 March 2019.