Zonaria dichotoma ( ) C.
Zonaria dichotoma (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: XX
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Ulva dichotoma Hudson
Type locality: Walney Island, Lancashire, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 589). Notes: According to Womersley (1987: 194), the type is from England: probably lost. According to De Clerck (2003), a neotype needs to be selected.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Created: 07 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 2005 by Wendy Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Gaillard, J. (1972). L'iridescence chez deux Dictyotales, Dictyota dichotoma (Huds.) Lamouroux et Zonaria tournefortii (Lamour.) Montagne. Cytologie des cellules iridescentes. Botaniste 55: 71-79.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 June 2019.