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Dictyota dichotoma f. latifrons Holmes & Batters, nom. inval.

Publication details
Dictyota dichotoma f. latifrons Holmes & Batters 1890: 86, 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 dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

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

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

Taxonomic notes
A nomen nudum, which may have been validated, but as a variety, by Newton (1931), with a short description. - (20 May 2006) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Created: 09 May 2005 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 20 May 2006 by M.D. 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 26 June 2019.

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