Dictyota acuta Kützing
Dictyota acuta Kützing 1845: 271
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
type locality: [Dalmatia], Mediterranean Sea (De Clerck 2003: 161). Holotype: L 936.262-216 (De Clerck 2003: 161).
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
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Created: 18 April 2005 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 22 April 2005 by Wendy Guiry
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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 18 June 2019.