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Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey 1853

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Delesserioideae
Tribe Grinnellieae
Genus Grinnellia

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Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey
Plate from Harvey. 25 Apr 2013. Courtesy of Craig Schneider. © Out of copyright.

Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey
Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A. 07 Oct 2008. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey
Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.; pressed specimen. 07 Oct 2008. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.; pressed specimen
© Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com)

Publication details
Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey 1853: 92, pl. XXIB [21B]: figs 1-8

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Grinnellia.

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

Basionym
Delesseria americana C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad litus Americae Septentrionalis prope North River lecto, mihi allata [Hudson River]. (Agardh 1822: 173).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria americana C.Agardh 1822
Cryptopleura americana (C.Agardh) Montagne ex Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Aglaophyllum americanum Montagne 1849
Grinnellia americana var. caribaea W.R.Taylor 1942

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.

Brannon, M.A. (1897). The structure and development of Grinnellia americana Harv. Annals of Botany 11: 1-28.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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References
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Brannon, M.A. (1897). The structure and development of Grinnellia americana Harv. Annals of Botany 11: 1-28.

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