Dictyota crenulata var. canariensis 1884
Dictyota crenulata var. canariensis Grunow in Piccone 1884: 54
Published in: Piccone, A. (1884). Crociera del Corsaro alle Isole Madera e Canarie del Capitano Enrico d'Albertis. Alghe. pp. -60, 1 pl. Genova [Genoa]: Tipografia del r. Istituto Sordo-Muti.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota canariensis (Grunow) Tronholm
Type locality: Tenerife, Canary Islands (De Clerck 2003: 166). Lectotype: W 18753 (De Clerck 2003: 166). Notes: De Clerck (2003) notes that lectotypification was established by Nizamuddin & Gerloff (1979: 869) who erroneously cited this variety as D. crenulata f. canariensis. Type material collected by Liebetruth (Tronholm et al. 2013).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
De Clerck (2003) notes that this is a growth form of D. crenulata characterised by leafy proliferations and a smaller number of dentations.
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.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Lozano-Orozco, J.G., Sentíes, A., Díaz-Larrea, J., Pedroche, F.F. & de Clerck, O. (2014). The occurrence of Dictyota canariensis(Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) in the Gulf of Mexico. Botanica Marina 57(5): 359-365.
Tronholm, A., Afonso-Carrillo, J., Sanson, M., Leliaert, F., Fernández-Garcia, C. & De Clerck, O. (2013). Taxonomy of the Dictyota ciliolata-crenulata complex (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 52 (2): 171-181.
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