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Griffithsia crinita Kützing 1862

Publication details
Griffithsia crinita Kützing 1862: 7, pl. 21 a-c

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1862). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XII pp. i-iv, 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Anotrichium crinitum (Kützing) Baldock

Type information
Type locality: "Nova Hollandia" [Australia] (Kützing 1862: 7). Lectotype: Gunn; Herb. Kützing, L 941, 61 ... 119 (Womersley 1998: 350). Notes: The lectotype was from Tasmania.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having tufts of long weak hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Baldock, R.N. (1976). The Griffithsieae group of the Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyta) and its southern Australian representatives. Australian Journal of Botany 24: 509-593, 92 figs.

Key references
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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