Amphiroa verruculosa Kützing
Amphiroa verruculosa Kützing 1849: 700, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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 taxonomic synonym of Amphiroa kuetzingiana Trevisan
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with small wart-like outgrowths (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Taxonomic relationships between Amphiroa rubra, A. verrucosa and Amphiroa verruculosa need further investigation; see note in Furnari et al. (1999: 10)
Superfluous substitute name (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 15).
Source of synonymy
Ducher, M., Gourgaud, M.L. & Larpent, J.P. (1975). La notion de photoperiodisme chez troi Chlorophycees et une Rhodophycee. Nova Hedwigia 26: 373-383.
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75: 1-90, 7 figs.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Amphiroa&species=verruculosa
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Amphiroa&Species=verruculosa
Created: 05 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 May 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.