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Dictyota concrescens W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyota is Dictyota dichotoma (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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