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Dictyota dichotoma var. vulgaris (Kützing) Grunow 1874

Publication details
Dictyota dichotoma var. vulgaris (Kützing) Grunow 1874: 24

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

Basionym
Dichophyllium vulgare Kützing

Type information
type locality: Trieste, Italy (De Clerck 2003: 160). Lectotype: L 936.262-239 (De Clerck 2003: 160). Notes: According to De Clerck (2003), the lectotype of D. vulgare is extremely slender and spirally twisted, unlike the specimen illustrated by Kützing in his later work (1859: 6, pl. 10, fig. 2). Lectotypification is established by De Clerck (2003).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

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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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.

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