Dictyota ceylanica var. rotundata Weber-van-Bosse 1913

Publication Details
Dictyota ceylanica var. rotundata Weber-van-Bosse 1913: 185-186, pl. III: fig. 7

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 friabilis Setchell.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Timor and Daram Islet, east coast of Misoöl Island, Indonesia; (Silva & al. 1996: 586) Lectotype: L; 936.74-100A (De Clerck 2003: 165) Notes: According to De Clerck (2003), the type loclality is Daram Islet, Misoöl Islands, Indonesia.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 June 2005

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 June 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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