Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor
Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor Panama, Saboga-Las Perlas. Amphiroa franciscana — In situ: generally found as fragile upright brittle clumps.
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Amphiroa franciscana W.R.Taylor 1945: 187, pl. 48; fig. 2; pl. 49
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
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No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bahía San Francisco, Esmeraldas, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 187). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no 34-484; 11 Feb.1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 187). Notes: According to Dawson (1953: 149) Taylor’s no. 34-484 was in box 3616 and on slide 1470 in the former Alan Hancock Foundation Herbarium now at LAM. Type dredged from 5.4 metres’ depth off Ba. San Francisco (Taylor, 1945).
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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 January 2019.