Batrachospermum africanum Rabenhorst 1855: 281
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Ott, F.D. (2009). Handbook of the taxonomic names associated with the non-marine Rhodophycophyta. pp. [i-xiii]xiv-xxiv, -969, . Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=africanum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Batrachospermum&Species=africanum
Created: 06 May 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 May 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.