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Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters 1902

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

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Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters
Grande Marée, vers le rocher du Loup, Roscoff, Bretagne, France; fertile branches. 01 Nov 2015. Susan Loiseaux-de Goër. © Susan Loiseaux-de Goër.

Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013,. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters
Halurus flosculosus, lower intertidal with Stypocaulon scoparium, Ría de A. Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters
Halurus flosculosus, lower intertidal, Ría de A. Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

 

Fucus vesiculosus subsp. pseudoceranoides Areschoug

Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984
© Christine Wosnitza

Publication details
Griffithsia flosculosa (J.Ellis) Batters 1902: 84

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halurus flosculosus (J.Ellis) Maggs & Hommersand

Basionym
Conferva flosculosa J.Ellis

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth, Norfolk, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 175). Lectotype: Ellis’s (1768, pl. 18, fig. E) illustration (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 175).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), wooly, somewhat wooly, or fluffy.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

de Oliveira Filho, E.C. & Jones, W.E. (1973). Some effects of daylength and light intensity on Griffithsia flosculosa (Ellis) Batt.. Portugaliae Acta Biologica Sér A 13: 25-32.
Peyrière, M. (1970). Structue et évolution des plastes dans le thalle femelle de Griffithsia flosculosa (Rhodophycée). Bulletin. Société Phycologique de France 15: 83-84.
Peyrière, M. (1970). Structure et évolution des plastes dans le thalle femelle de Griffithsia flosculosa (Rhodophycée). Soc Phycol de France Bull No 15: 83-84.
Rogers, D.J. & Galander, M. (1987). A novel lectin from Griffithsia flosculosa. British Phycological Journal 22: 311.
Rogers, D.J. & Yang, M.-H. (1990). Association and dissociation of the Griffithsia flosculosa lectin in the presence of N-acetylglucosamine. British Phycological Journal 25: 96.
Rogers, D.J., Barwell, C.J., Fish, B. & Munoz, A. (1989). HPLC studies on the lectin from Griffithsia flosculosa. British Phycological Journal 24: 311-312.

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