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Batrachospermum sirodotii Sjuja ex Flint

Publication details
Batrachospermum sirodotii Sjuja ex Flint 1950: 775, figs 13-20

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 Batrachospermum helminthosum Bory

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
"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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
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.

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