Dictyota dichotoma var. rigida P. & H.
Dictyota dichotoma var. rigida P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1852: 69
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Dictyota volubilis Kützing
Type locality: Arromanches-les-Bains, Calvados, France Holotype: L 936.300-143 (De Clerck 2003: 178). Notes: Type locality: Arromanches, Normandie, France (De Clerck (2003)).
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), the name can be interpreted either as a new variety (with a very brief French description) ar as a nomen novum for D. volubilis Kützing. Preference was given to the latter interpretation.
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 26 June 2019.