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Dictyota dichotoma f. spiralis Nizamuddin, nom. inval.

Publication details
Dictyota dichotoma f. spiralis Nizamuddin 1981: 43, 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.

Nomenclatural notes
According to De Clerck (2003), this is a manuscript name.

Taxonomic notes
According to De Clerck (2003), this was reported as a synonym of D. dichotoma.

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.

Key references
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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References
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Pybus, C. (1974). Some observations on the behaviour of excised segments from Dictyota dichotoma (Huds.) Lamour. and Dilophus spiralis (Mont.) Hamel in culture. Irish Naturalists' Journal 18: 25-27.

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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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