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Dictyota dichotoma var. elongata (Kützing) Grunow, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Dictyota dichotoma var. elongata (Kützing) Grunow 1874: 24, nom. illeg.

Published in: Grunow, A. (1873/1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.

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 dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Dictyota elongata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: St. Malo, France (De Clerck 2003: 169). Holotype: L 936.280-157 (De Clerck 2003: 169).

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to De Clerck (2003), this is a later homonymn of D. dichotoma var. elongata P. Crouan & H. Crouan.

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

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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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Michael Guiry in 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.

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