Amphiroa prolifera (J.V. ) 1842
Cheilosporum proliferum (J.V.Lamouroux) Hariot KwaZulu-Natal
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Amphiroa prolifera (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne 1842: 125
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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 Cheilosporum proliferum (J.V.Lamouroux) Hariot
Corallina prolifera J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: "Indes Orientales" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 229).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 20 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 22 February 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 27 November 2020.