Batrachospermum sirodotii Sjuja ex Flint
Batrachospermum sirodotii Sjuja ex Flint 1950: 775, figs 13-20
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 helminthosum Bory
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Dr. Skuja reports this as an old and well-known species, synonymous with B. virgatum sirod., but not synonymous with B. virgatum Kütz." (INA [presumably quoting flint]). - (10 Feb 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Terry's Creek, near Kenwood, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana (Sheath et al. 1994: 109). Lectotype: L.H. Flint; 23 June 1944; UBC A81168 (Sheath et al. 1994: 109).
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.
Created: 22 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 September 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Aghajanian, J.G. & Hommersand, M.H. (1978). The fine structure of the pit connections of Batrachospermum sirodotii Skuja. Protoplasma 96: 247-265.
Aghajanian, J.G. & Hommersand, M.H. (1980). Growth and differentiation of axial and lateral filaments in Batrachospermum sirodotii (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 15-28.
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Wendy 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 19 August 2019.