Dictyota crenulata   J. Agardh,  1847 (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order:Dictyotales
Family:Dictyotaceae

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Description
Color: Yellow-brown

Plants with crenulated margins; thallus bushy. Wide dichotomous branching near the base with narrow dichotomies at the apices. Minute marginal teeth. A single layer of rectangular medullary cells. Surfaces hairs scattered and in tufts.


Synonym (s)
Dilophus crenulatus (J. Agardh) Nizamuddin & Gerloff, 1979
(Homotypic synonym)
Dictyota bartayresiana var. denticulata Kutzing, 1859
(Heterotypic synonym)
Dictyota ciliolata var. bermudensis Taylor, 1960
(Heterotypic synonym)
Dictyota jamaicensis W. R. Taylor, 1960
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V (2006) Key to the taxonomic identification of green and brown marine algae of India Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 1 1-146 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Bocas del Toro: Species database Available at - http://biogeodb.stri.si.edu/bocas_database/search/
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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