Dictyota abyssinica Kützing 1859
Dictyota abyssinica Kützing 1859: 9, pl. 21: fig. 3
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX  pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C.Agardh) Greville
type locality: [in mari rubro ad oras Abyssiniae] Eritrea, Red Sea (De Clerck 2003: 160). Holotype: MEL 537252 (De Clerck 2003: 160). Notes: Dictyota abyssinica was often regarded as a synonym of D. fasciola (J. Agardh, 1882: 103; De Toni, 1895: 277) but the type specimen belongs to D. dichotoma var. intricata.
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No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
Created: 18 April 2005 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.