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Bornetia secundiflora (J.Agardh) Thuret 1855

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


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Bornetia secundiflora (J.Agardh) Thuret
North of Spain, 2011. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bornetia secundiflora (J.Agardh) Thuret
lower intertidal, Spain, Asturiás, Candás, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Pringsheimia scutata Reinke

Bornetia secundiflora (J.Agardh) Thuret lower intertidal, Spain, Asturiás, Candás, 2007
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Bornetia secundiflora (J.Agardh) Thuret 1855: pls I, II [1, 2] [caption]

Published in: Thuret, G. (1855). Note sur une nouveau genre d'algues de la famille de Floridées. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 3: 155-160, pls I, II.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bornetia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Griffithsia secundiflora J.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: Hab. in mari atlantico a Gadibus et Tingi saltim usque ad Bayonne, in mediterraneo ad littora Galloprovinciae et Italiae. (Agardh 1841: 40). Lectotype: LD 35341 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 156). Notes: LD 35341 was collected in Tangier, Morocco.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Griffithsia secundiflora J.Agardh 1841

Nomenclatural notes
Named was initially introduced in Thuret (1855: 20) but is invalid at this time as the genus was invalid (nomen). - (27 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
Report from Ireland (Mayo, Cotton, 1912) is incorrect (Guiry, 1978; Maggs & Hommersand, 1993: 156).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

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.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Thuret, G. (1855). Recherches sur la fécondation des Fucacées et lea anthéridies des algues. (Suite. -Voyez tome IIm page 197). Seconde partie. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, séries 4, Botanique 3: 5-28, pls 2-4.

Zanardini, G. (1866). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare dei mari Mediterraneo ed Adriatico. [Decade VII]. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 13: [141]-176, pls XLIX-LVI.

Created: 30 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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

Kinzel, H. (1959). Über den Bau der Zellwände von Bornetia secundiflora (J. Ag.) Thur. Botanica Marina 1: 74-85.
Miranda, F. (1930). Las comunicaciones interprotoplásmicas en Bornetia secundiflora (J. Agardh) Thuret. Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 30: 201-204.

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