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Batrachospermum graibussoniense Sirodot

Publication details
Batrachospermum graibussoniense Sirodot 1884: 278, pl. XLVII [47]: figs 1-10; pl. XLVIII [48]: figs 1-6

Published in: Sirodot, S. (1884). Les Batrachospermes organisation, functions, développement, classification. Ouvage accompagné de cinquante plances grevées d'après les dessins de MM. Sirodot et Bézier. pp. [i-v], [1]-299, 50 pls. Paris: G. Masson, éditeur Libraire de l'Académie de Médicine.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Taxonomic notes
Chiasson et al. (2014: 305) note that Sheath et al. (1994) placed this taxon in synonymy with B. helminthosum based on Siradot's description, but did not examine the type specimen of this taxon. Therefore, they have chosen to recognize it as a separate taxon until the type specimen can be examined and confirmed. - (25 Sep 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: France: fontaines de Graibusson, près de Corps-Nuds (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Chiasson, W.B., Salomaki, E.D. & Vis, M.L. (2014). New Collections of Freshwater Red Algae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from Historically Important Areas in France. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(3): 303-316.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K..M. (1994). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 4. Section Virescentia. Journal of Phycology 30(1): 108-117.

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