Batrachospermum alpestre Shuttleworth ex
Batrachospermum alpestre Shuttleworth ex Hassall 1845: 111, pl. XIV : fig. 2
Published in: Hassall, A.H. (1845). A history of the British freshwater algae, including descriptions of the Desmideae and Diatomaceae. With upwards of one hundred plates, illustrating the various species. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, [i]-462, [ i , err.]. London, Edinburgh, Paris & Leipzig: S. Highley, H. Baillière; Sunderland & Knox; J.B. Baillière; T.O. Weigel.
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 confusum (Bory) Hassall
Origin of species name
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
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.
Ott, F.D. (2009). Handbook of the taxonomic names associated with the non-marine Rhodophycophyta. pp. [i-xiii]xiv-xxiv, -969, . Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 20 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 June 2017 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 22 August 2019.