Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux South Africa
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Ulva dichotoma Hudson 1762: 476
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Publication date: Jan-Jun 1762
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Walney Island, Lancashire, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 589). Notes: According to Womersley (1987: 194), the type is from England: probably lost. According to De Clerck (2003), a neotype needs to be selected.
Created: 18 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.