Dictyota latifolia Kützing, nom. illeg. 1859
Dictyota latifolia Kützing 1859: 6, pl.12, fig.1, nom. illeg.
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 (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: Arromanches, Calvados, France (De Clerck 2003: 172). Holotype: L 936.289-62 (De Clerck 2003: 172).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to De Clerck (2003), this is a later homonym of D. latifolia Suhr [=Spatoglossum solieri (Chauvin ex Montagne) Kützing].
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.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2021.