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Dictyota abyssinica Kützing 1859

Publication details
Dictyota abyssinica Kützing 1859: 9, pl. 21: fig. 3

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C.Agardh) Greville

Type information
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.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

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