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Pectinella griffithii J.M.Black 1915

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Potamogetonaceae
Genus Pectinella


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Pectinella griffithii J.M.Black
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pectinella griffithii J.M.Black
Cottesloe, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Cyclotella caspia Grunow

Amphibolis griffithii (J.M.Black) Hartog Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Pectinella griffithii J.M.Black 1915: 94

Published in: Black, J.M. (1915). Additions to the flora of South Australia. No. 8. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 39: 94-97.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pectinella is Pectinella antarctica (Labillardière) J.Black.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphibolis griffithii (J.M.Black) Hartog

Type information
Lectotype locality: Henley Beach, South Australia (Robertson 1984: 108). Lectotype: Griffith; 1 November 1913; AD 9642217 (Robertson 1984: 108).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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
Hartog, C. (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde. Tweede reeks 59(1): 1-275, 63 figures, 31 plates.

Key references
Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

Created: 23 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 13 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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