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Batrachospermum gulbenkianum Reis

Publication details
Batrachospermum gulbenkianum Reis 1965: pl. 1: figs 1-c; pl. II 2]: figs a, b; pl. III [3]: figs a-e; pl. IV [4]: figs a-d; pl. V: figs a, b

Published in: Reis, M.P. dos (1965). Batrachospermum gulbenkianum, sp. nov. Annuário da Sociedade Broteriana 39: 137-156.

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 Virescentia gulbenkianum (Reis) Necchi, D.C.Agostinho & M.L.Vis

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Virescentia

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Portugal: Alfusqueiro River, tributary of Águeda River, near Confulcos (Silva 1996-to date). Type: P. Reis & A. Santos 456; 7.vii.1965; COI (Silva 1996-to date

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
Necchi, O., Jr, Agostinho, D.C. & Vis,M.L. (2018). Revision of Batrachospermum section Virescentia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with the establishment of the new genus, Virescentia stat. nov.. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(3): 313-338.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Geissler, U. (1988). Some changes in the flora of vegetation of algae in freshwater environments. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 42(3-4): 637-643.

Kwandrans, J, & Eloranta, P. (2010). Diversity of freshwater red algae in Europe. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 39(1): 161-169, 1 fig, 2 tables.

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Reis, M.P. dos (1965). Batrachospermum gulbenkianum, sp. nov. Annuário da Sociedade Broteriana 39: 137-156.

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