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Dictyota verrucosa Suhr 1841

Publication details
Dictyota verrucosa Suhr 1841: 280, pl.1, fig.3

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: [Tangier] Tanger, Morocco (De Clerck 2003: 178). Type?: (De Clerck 2003: 178). Notes: De Clerck (2003) notes that it is difficult to determine if the specimen of D. verrucosa in Herb. Sonder (MEL 537294), which was illustrated by K├╝tzing (loc. cit.), is the original type material as it does not contain the name of the taxon in Suhr's handwriting.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
De Clerck (2003) notes that this name is often attributed to Kützing (1859: 9, pl. 19, fig. 2), but was in fact first published by Suhr (1841: 280).

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Hörnig & Schnetter (1988: 287).

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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Verified by: 13 June 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.

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