Dictyosiphon foeniculaceus (Hudson) Greville 1830
Dictyosiphon foeniculaceus (Hudson) Greville 1830: 56
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyosiphon.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva foeniculacea Hudson
Type locality: "Habitat in rupibus maritimis in Mona Insula, Dill." [Anglesey, Wales]; (Hudson 1762: 479) Notes: Lectotype (designated by Athanasiadis 2021: 48, 756): Dillenius (1742, pl. 2: fig. 8), cited by Hudson. However, a physical type is likely to exist at OXF.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling fennel.
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 14 November 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2023