Amphiroa crassissima 1902
Marginisporum crassissimum (Yendo) Ganesan A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1998. 3. 2. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
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Amphiroa crassissima Yendo 1902: 16, pl. 1: figs 27, 28; pl. 5: figs 5, 6
Published in: Yendo, K. (1902). Corallinae verae japonicae. Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 16(3): 1-36, VII plates.
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 Corallina crassisima (Yendo) K.Hind & G.W.Saunders
Syntype localities: Misaki, Shimoa, Prov. of Boshu (Hind & Saunders 2013: 108). Lectotype: Yendo (1902: Pl. V: Fig. 6: (Hind & Saunders 2013: 108).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hind, K.R. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). A molecular phylogenetic study of the tribe Corallineae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) with an assessment of genus-level taxonomic features and descriptions of novel genera. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 103-114.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 September 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Ito, K., Hori, K. & Miyazawa, K. (1987). Purification and some properties of L-amino acid oxidase from Amphiroa crassissima Yendo. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 12: 563-569.
Segawa, S. (1941). Systematic anatomy of the articulated corallines (IV). Amphiroa crassissima Yendo. Journal of Japanese Botany 17: 226-233.
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