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Dictyota ciliata var. ceylonensis J.Agardh, nom. inval.

Publication details
Dictyota ciliata var. ceylonensis J.Agardh 1958: 149, nom. inval.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota ciliolata Sonder ex K├╝tzing

Basionym

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ciliate (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that this is a nomen nudum. A manuscript name by J. Agardh intended to describe the broad Indian Ocean growth form of D. ciliolata, cited in Womersley (1958: 149).

Taxonomic notes
= Dictyota ciliolata Sonder ex Kützing var. lata Womersley (1958) = Dictyota ciliolata Sonder ex Kützing (De Clerck (2003: 165)).

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
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

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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 17 July 2019.

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