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Griffithsia confervoides Suhr

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Spermothamniineae
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Griffithsieae
Genus Griffithsia

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Griffithsia confervoides Suhr
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Publication details
Griffithsia confervoides Suhr 1840: 281

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beitr├Ąge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23: 257-265, 273-282, 289-298.
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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
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Griffithsia cymosa Simons

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Griffithsia cymosa Simons as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Falsa-Bai"; "Kaffernk├╝ste", South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 410).

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