Griffithsia corallinoides (Linnaeus) Trevisan 1845
Griffithsia corallinoides (Linnaeus) Trevisan
Okha, Devbhoomi Dwarka district, Gujarat state, India - 11 July 2019. Haresh Kalasariya
Griffithsia corallinoides (Linnaeus) Trevisan 1845: 23, 79
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Conferva corallinoides Linnaeus
Type locality: "In Mari Europaeo"; (Silva & al. 1996: 410) Holotype: OXF, herb. Dillenius; undated, unlocalised specimen labelled ‘Confeva marina gelatinosa corallinae instar geniculata, crassior.’ (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 184)
This is a marine species.
Gelatinous, tufted, uniseriate, ecorticate, crimson filaments, to 200 mm long, repeatedly dichotomous, axils wide. Articulations club-shaped, 4-5 times as long as broad in lower parts, short and beadlike distally. Said to have a strong smell.
On rocks, stones and shells, lower intertidal pools and subtidal, in sheltered waters, occasional to frequent, widely distributed. Most obvious in spring and early summer.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2023