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Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) 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 ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
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Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
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Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
onge Reef, outer barrier near Lizard Island, 20m overhang on steep reef wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
onge Reef, outer barrier near Lizard Island, 20m overhang on steep reef wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
Yonge Reef, outer barrier near Lizard Island, 20m overhang on steep reef wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
Yonge Reef, outer barrier near Lizard Island, 20m overhang on steep reef wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

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Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) Decaisne South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Amphiroa ephedraea (Lamarck) 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.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Corallina ephedraea Lamarck

Type information
Type locality: "..."les mers Australes ou de la Nouv. Holl."" [Australia] (Lamarck 1815: 238). Lectotype: PC 00288683 (Harvey et al. 2013: 129). Notes: Lectotype diesignated by W.J. Woelkerling and B. de Reviers in Harvey et al. (2013: 129, figs 46, 47).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina ephedraea Lamarck 1815

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa fusoides J.V.Lamouroux 1816
Amphiroa poeppigii Endlicher & Diesing 1845
Amphiroa gueinzii Harvey 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Johansen, H.W. (1968). Reproduction of the articulated coralline Amphiroa ephedraea. Journal of Phycology 4: 319-328, 26 figs.

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