Dermonema dichotomum Harvey ex Heydrich, nom. illeg. 1894

Publication Details
Dermonema dichotomum Harvey ex Heydrich, nom. illeg. 1894: 289, pl. XV: figs 5-10

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1894). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Algenflora von Ost-Asien, besonders der Insel Formosa, Molukken- und Liu-kiu-Inseln. Hedwigia 33: 267-306, pls XIV, XV.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dermonema.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dermonema virens (J.Agardh) Pedroche & Ávila Ortíz.

Type Information
Type locality: Sri Lanka; (Silva & al. 1996: 119)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 April 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 16 December 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 December 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2023

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