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Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux

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 foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
1. Fragment. 2. Upper subtidal, Nhatrang Bay (Vietnam). Insert: Fragment of dense clump.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 22 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 22 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Panama, Amphiroa foliacea — In situ: joints at dichotomies; outer branchlets often finger-like with joints often not apparent — possible mix of different Amphiroa species. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
Panama, Amphiroa foliacea — Habit: showing characteristic long finger-like branchlets on outer segments. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

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Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux
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Publication details
Amphiroa foliacea J.V.Lamouroux in J.V.Lamouroux, Bory de Saint-Vincent & Eudes-Deslongchamps 1824: 50

Published in: Lamouroux, [J.V.F.], Bory de Saint-Vincent, [J.B.] & Eud[es]-Deslongchamps, [J.A.] (1824). Encyclopédie méthodique. Histoire naturelle des zoophytes ou animaux Rayonnés. pp. i-viii, 1-376. Paris: Chez Mme veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue dos Poitevins, no. 6.
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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.

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

Usage notes
Used in folk medicine. - (27 Aug 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mariana Islands (Micronesia) (Harvey et al. 2013: 100). Holotype: CN Herb. Lamouroux unnumbered (Yoshida 1998: 533). Notes: Dawson (1953: 136): isotype fragments are on sheet 55422 in HAHF. Harvey et al. (2013: 100, illustrate the holotype as fig. 16 A, B) and designate AD-A87681 from Western Australia, Ningaloo Marine Park, Sanctuary zone as epitype. Harvey et al. (2013: 103) add "(fragments removed from the holotype are also lodged in PC and fragments mentioned by Dawson (1953: p. 136) originally in HAHF are now at UC, UC-1839098 (W. J. Woelkerling and B. de Reviers, unpubl. data)."

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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.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Quoy, J.R.C. & Gaimard, P. (1824). Zoologie. In: Voyage autour du monde...sur les corvettes...l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1829. (De Freycinet, I. Eds), pp. [i-vi], [1]-713. Paris: chez Pilet Aìné, imprimeur-libraraire, rue Christine, no. 5.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.

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.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Borowitzka, M.A. (1981). Photosynthesis and calcification in the articulated coralline red alga Amphiroa anceps and A. foliacea. Marine Biology, Berlin 62: 17-23.

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