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Udotea palmetta Decaisne

Publication details
Udotea palmetta Decaisne 1842: 105

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Udotea is Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Decaisnella palmetta (Decaisne) Farghaly 1980

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: not specified (western India Ocean} (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 886). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting A. Gepp & E. Gepp (1908: 175; 1911: 123) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Udotea palmetta Decaisne)
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1940, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Amirante Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Cargados Carajos (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Rodrigues Island (De Clerck et al. 2004), Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Persian Gulf (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003).

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