Dictyota dichotoma var. elongata (Kützing) , nom. illeg.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Dictyota elongata Kützing
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to De Clerck (2003), this is a later homonymn of D. dichotoma var. elongata P. Crouan & H. Crouan.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Dictyota dichotoma var. elongata (Kützing) Grunow)
Pacific Islands: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996).
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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Verified by: 17 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 July 2019.