Batrachospermum coerulescens Sirodot
Batrachospermum coerulescens Sirodot 1884: 270, pl. XLIV: figs 1-5, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Sirodot, S. (1884). Les Batrachospermes organisation functions, développement, classification.... pp. [i-v], -299, pls 1-50. Paris: G. Masson,....
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Batrachospermum elegans Sirodot
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), becoming sky-blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of synonymy
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, -155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=coerulescens
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Batrachospermum&Species=coerulescens
Created: 22 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 September 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:101584