Dictyota dichotoma var. implexa ( ) S.F.Gray 1821
Dictyota implexa (Desfontaines) J.V.Lamouroux La Rhianna, Andalucia, Spain
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Dictyota dichotoma var. implexa (Desfontaines) S.F.Gray 1821: 341
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota implexa (Desfontaines) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus implexus Desfontaines
Type locality: Habitat in mare mediterraneo [Mediterranean Sea] (Desfontaines 1799: 423). Holotype: PC 0146187 (Tronholm et al. 2010: 1313, fig. 8A). Notes: Tronholm et al. (2010: 1313) select GENT FS 338 as epitype (fig. 8B) as epitype of Dictyota implexa (Desfontaines) Lamouroux.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Clerck (2003) notes that this combination is often erroneously attributed to J. Agardh.
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Papenfuss (1944: 338-339).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Dictyota dichotoma var. implexa (Desfontaines) S.F.Gray)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), France (Coppejans 1972), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Greece (Diannelidis 1953, Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977), Ireland (Cotton 1912, Morton 1994), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Feoli & Bressan 1972, Cinelli & al. 1976), Spain (Seoane-Camba 1965, Valenzuela & Pérez-Cirera 1982, Boisset & Barceló 1984).
Middle East: Turkey (Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985).
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: 02 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael 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 19 June 2021.