Amphiroa australis Sonder
Amphiroa australis Sonder 1845: 55
Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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 Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: mouth of Swan River, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 186). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey (1859a: pl. 77) (Silva et al., 1996)
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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Verified by: 15 April 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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