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Batrachospermum discors Entwisle & Foard

Publication details
Batrachospermum discors Entwisle & Foard 1997: 341, fig. 4 a-e

Published in: Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (1997). Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Australia and New Zealand: new taxa and emended circumscriptions in sections Aristata, Batrachospermum, Turfosa and Virescentia. Australian Systematic Botany 10: 331-380.

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 Nothocladus discors (Entwisle & Foard) Entwisle & M.L.Vis

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Canungra Creek, Green Mountains, Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia (Entwisle et al. 2016). Type: T.J. Enntwisle 2208; 4.x.1993; MEL 2019946 (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Entwisle, T.J., Johnston, E.T., Lam, D.W., Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. (2016). Nocturama gen. nov., Nothocladus s. lat. and other taxonomic novelties resulting from the further resolution of paraphyly in Australasian members of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(3): 384-396.

Key references
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.

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.

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