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Amphiroa verruculosa Kützing, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Amphiroa verruculosa Kützing 1849: 700, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Amphiroa kuetzingiana Trevisan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with small wart-like outgrowths (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Superfluous substitute name (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 15).

Taxonomic notes
Taxonomic relationships between Amphiroa rubra, A. verrucosa and Amphiroa verruculosa need further investigation; see note in Furnari et al. (1999: 10)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Ducher, M., Gourgaud, M.L. & Larpent, J.P. (1975). La notion de photoperiodisme chez troi Chlorophycees et une Rhodophycee. Nova Hedwigia 26: 373-383.

Key references
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

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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 24 June 2019.

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