Jania cultrata (Harvey) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi
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Amphiroa cultrata Harvey 1849: 102, pl. 309 (middle right group of 3 figs)
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.
Publication date: "before November 1849"
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 cultrata (Harvey) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Port Natal (Eurban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 227). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Johansen (1977: 175)
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.
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: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 February 2008 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.