Batrachospermum viride Sirodot
Batrachospermum viride Sirodot 1884: 276
Published in: Sirodot, S. (1884). Les Batrachospermes organisation, functions, développement, classification. Ouvage accompagné de cinquante plances grevées d'après les dessins de MM. Sirodot et Bézier. pp. [i-v], -299, 50 pls. Paris: G. Masson, éditeur Libraire de l'Académie de Médicine.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Batrachospermum helminthosum Bory
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Ruizzeaux de Gallet, près rennes, Franc (Sheath et al. 1994: 109). Lectotype: 2 May 1882; PC upper specimen (Sheath et al. 1994: 109).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K..M. (1994). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 4. Section Virescentia. Journal of Phycology 30(1): 108-117.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.