Batrachospermum moniliforme var. prolificum
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. prolificum Dickie 1881: 43
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Kumanoa gracillima (West & G.S.West) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of synonymy
Necchi Júnior, O. & Vis, M.L. (2012). Monograph of the genus Kumanoa (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales). Bibliotheca Phycologica 116: -79, pls 1-26.
Dickie, G. (1881). Notes on the algae from the Amazonas and its tributaries. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 18: 123-132.
UTEX Culture LB 1493 Batrachospermum moniliforme
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SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=moniliforme
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=moniliforme
Created: 13 June 2012 by Michael Guiry
Verified by: 13 June 2012 by Michael 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 11 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.