Dictyota concrescens W.R.Taylor 1945
Dictyota concrescens W.R.Taylor 1945: 89, pl. 10: fig. 2
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Point Hughes, Cabo San Lazaro, Baja California (Taylor 1945: 89, 90). Holotype: W.R. Taylor, No. 34-598; 7 Mar. 1934; Intertidal. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 90). Notes: De Clerck (2003) gives the following data: Holotype: AHFH in LAM Taylor No. 34-598. He notes that, according to Dawson (1950: 92), the type specimen of D. concrescens, a juvenile and sterile plant, resembles D. vivesii [=D. dichotoma (Hudson) Lamouroux]. Until more material has been collected at the type locality this species remains doubtful.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), the fusing or joining together of originally separate parts.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Dawson, E.Y. (1950). Notes on some Pacific Mexican Dictyotaceae.. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 77: 83-93, 3 figs.
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.
Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.
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