Batrachospermum patens Suhr 1840: 296, no fig.
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23(19): 289-298, no figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: "Cap Kroemsvivier, gefunden von Drège" [Actually Kromrivier, South Africa; collected by Johann Franz Drège (1794-1881) see Drège (1843: 126)] (Suhr 1840: 296).
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.
Created: 14 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 25 August 2019.