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Griffithsia antarctica J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847

Publication details
Griffithsia antarctica J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D.Hooker 1847: 488

Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1847). LV. Algae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...I. Part II. Botany of Fuegia, the Falklands, Kerguelen's Land, etc. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 483-519. London: Reeve Brothers, King William Street, Strand.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Hermite, Cape Horn, Chile (Nelson 2013: 228).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bornetia antarctica (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) De Toni 1903

Taxonomic notes
Griffithsia antarctica Hooker & Harvey sensu Harvey 1859b: 332 (Womersley 1998: 323). - (19 Dec 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboraciĆ³n de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Hommersand, M.H., Moe, R.L., Amsler, C.D. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Notes on the systematics and biogeographical relationships of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Rhodophyta with descriptions of four new genera and five new species. Botanica Marina 52: 509-534, 6 figs.

Levring, T. (1945). Marine algae from some Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands. Lunds Universitets ƅrsskrift, N.F., Avd. 2 41(7): 1-36, 1 pl.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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