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Batrachospermum cayennense Montagne ex Kützing

Publication details
Batrachospermum cayennense Montagne ex Kützing 1849: 537

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
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 Visia cayennensis (Montagne) O.Necchi & A.García

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Based on same type as Batrachospermum moniliforme var. guianense Montagne 1840 - (24 May 2006) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Section Aristata is emended by Entwisle et al. (2009: 709) to exclude subsection Macrospora Kumano. - (28 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
In a mountain rivulet associated with B capense var. breviarticulatum (Necchi & Kumano 1984). - (19 Feb 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: French Guiana: mountains around Cayenne (04.56°N, 52.20°W)C. Leprieur 348; PC

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Source of current name
Necchi, O., Jr, García Filho, A. & Paiano, M.O. (2019). Revision of Batrachospermum sections Acarposporophytum and Aristata (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with the establishment of the new genera Acarposporophycos and Visia. Phytotaxa 395(2): 51-65, 7 fig., 1 table.

Key references
Chiasson, W.B., Sabo, N.J. & Vis, M.L. (2005). Affinities of freshwater putative chantransia stages (Rhodophyta) from molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 44: 163-168.

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.

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.

Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Necchi, O., Jr & Kumano, S. (1984). Studies on the freshwater Rhodophyta of Brazil I. Three taxa of Batrachospermum Roth from the northeastern State of Serigipe. Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 348-353.

Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). Phylogenetic relationship of Batrachospermum species (Batrachospermales, Rhodphyta) from coastal streams in French Guiana. Phycologia 44: 441-446.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 April 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Kumano, S. & Ratnasabapathy, M. (1982). Studies on freshwater red algae of Malaysia III. Development of carposporophytes of Batrachospermum cayennense Montagne, B. beraense Kumano and B. hypogynum Kumano et Ratnasabapathy. Bot Mag Tokyo 95: 219-228.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 August 2019.

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