Amphiroa multifida var. minor Kützing ex & Millardet
Amphiroa multifida var. minor Kützing ex Montagne & Millardet 1862: 15-16
Published in: Montagne, C. & Millardet, P.M.A. (1862). Botanique, cryptogamie, Algues. In: Notes sur l'île de Réunion (Bourbon). Annexe O. (Maillard, L. Eds), pp. 25.
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 Amphiroa multifida Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cleft into many parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 228), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Cheilosporum cultratum subsp. multifidum but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 228).
Created: 20 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 28 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 February 2020.