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Portieria dichotoma (Hauck) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Portieria dichotoma (Hauck) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, E.G.Meñez, & Moe 1987: 129

Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Portieria is Portieria coccinea Zanardini.

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

Basionym
Desmia dichotoma Hauck

Type information
Type locality: Mombasa, Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 215).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Desmia dichotoma Hauck 1886
Chondrococcus dichotomus (Hauck) De Toni 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

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