Dictyota verrucosa 1841
Dictyota verrucosa Suhr 1841: 280, pl.1, fig.3
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C.Agardh) Greville
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 Kützing (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.
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).
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Hörnig & Schnetter (1988: 287).
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.
Created: 23 May 2005 by G.M. Guiry
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.