Amphiroa flabellata Harvey 1849: 101, pl. 39 (upper right)
Published in: 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.
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 Jania prolifera (J.V.Lamouroux) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 229).
Source of current name
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.
Created: 20 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 15 February 2008 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2018.