Batrachospermum australicum Kützing ex Entwisle & Foard
Batrachospermum australicum Kützing ex Entwisle & Foard 1999: 624, fig. 5
Published in: Enwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (1999). Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Australia and New Zealand: new taxa and records in sections Contorta and Hybrida. Australian Systematic Botany 12(4): 615-633.
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 Kumanoa australica (Entwisle & Foard) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Pertaining to Australia.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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
Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.
Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (2007). Batrachospermales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 1-25. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 June 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael 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 17 August 2019.