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Griffithsia devoniensis Harvey 1846

Publication details
Griffithsia devoniensis Harvey 1846: pl. XVI [16]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1846). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. Text with plates, pls I-LXXVIII. London: Reeve & Benham.
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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
Lectotype locality: Salcombe, Devon, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 187). Lectotype: Wyatt; September 1840; BM-K Syntypes: TCD. (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 187).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in Devon, a county shire in south-western England.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Christensen, T. (1947). Om Griffithsia devoniensis Harv.. Botanisk Tidsskrift 48: 163-171.

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.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: [1]-398, col. figs and distributional maps.

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Christensen, T. (1947). Om Griffithsia devoniensis Harv.. Botanisk Tidsskrift 48: 163-171.

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