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Griffithsia capitata Børgesen

Publication details
Griffithsia capitata Børgesen 1930: 34, figs 12, 13

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1930). Marine algae from the Canary Islands especially from Tenerife and Gran Canaria III. Rhodophyceae. Part III. Ceramiales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 9(1): 1-159, 60 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Griffithsia is Griffithsia corallina C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Playa de Santa Catalina y Castillo, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria [Islas Canarias, España] (Børgesen 1930: 34).C (Børgesen 1930: 34).

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Key references
Rincón-Díaz, M.N., Gavio, B., Wynne, M.J. & Santos-Martínez, A. (2016). First record of the red alga Griffithsia capitata (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in the southwestern Caribbean Sea, Western Atlantic. 9(86): 1-5.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Rincón-Díaz, M.N., Gavio, B., Wynne, M.J. & Santos-Martínez, A. (2016). First record of the red alga Griffithsia capitata (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in the southwestern Caribbean Sea, Western Atlantic. 9(86): 1-5.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.

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