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Amansia serrata (Harvey) Womersley

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Amansieae
Genus Amansia

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Amansia serrata (Harvey) Womersley
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Amansia serrata (Harvey) Womersley
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Amansia serrata (Harvey) Womersley
Hamelin Bay, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Amansia serrata (Harvey) Womersley Hamelin Bay, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Amansia serrata (Harvey) Womersley 2003: 394, 395, fig. 171

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amansia is Amansia multifida J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Kuetzingia serrata Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 527). Holotype: Harvey; TCD, Herb. Harvey Trav. Set 291 (Womersley 2003: 394).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Kuetzingia serrata Harvey 1855
Melanamansia serrata (Harvey) R.E.Norris 1988

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amansia kuetzingioides Harvey 1858
Vidalia kuetzingioides (Harvey) J.Agardh 1863
Rytiphlaea kuetzingioides Sonder 1880
Euspiros kuetzingioides Kuntze 1891
Amansia hawkeri J.Agardh 1892

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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