Dictyota pulchella Hörnig &
Dictyota pulchella Hörnig & Schnetter en su hábitat natural, recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya, sobre fondo rocoso. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
Dictyota pulchella Hörnig & Schnetter 1988: 287, figs 7-9
Published in: Hörnig, I. & Schnetter, R. (1988). Notes on Dictyota dichotoma, D. menstrualis, D. indica and D. pulchella spec. nova (Phaeophyta). Phyton (Horn) 28: 277-291.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Clerck (2003) notes that Dictyota pulchella was described after hybridisation experiments showed that Caribbean and European specimens of the D. dichotoma var. intricata complex did not interbreed despite the same chromosome number.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Punta La Loma, Santa Marta, Colombia, Caribbean Sea (De Clerck 2003: 176). Type: COL A-185 (De Clerck 2003: 176).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Created: 29 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Höring, I. & Schnetter, R. (1988). Notes on Dictyota dichotoma, D. menstrualis, D. indica and D. pulchella spec. nova (Phaeophyta). Phyton 28: 277-291.
Hörnig, I. & Schnetter, R. (1988). Notes on Dictyota dichotoma, D. menstrualis, D. indica and D. pulchella spec. nova (Phaeophyta). Phyton (Horn) 28: 277-291.
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M.D. 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 20 October 2019.