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Batrachospermum dasyphyllum Skuja ex M.S.Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule

Publication details
Batrachospermum dasyphyllum Skuja ex M.S.Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule 1980: 230, figs 4-7

Published in: Balakrishnan, M.S. & Chaugule, B.B. (1980). Indian Batrachospermaceae. In: Taxonomy of Algae. Papers presented at the International Synposium on Taxonomy of Algae held at the Cenre of Advanced Study in Botany University of Madras, December 9-16, 1974. (Desikachary, T.V. & Raja Rao, V.N Eds), pp. 223-248. Madras: University of Madras.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Kumanoa dasyphylla (Skuja ex Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule) E.K.Ganesan & J.A.West

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), With markedly hairy leaves (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Ganesan, E.K. & West, J.A. (2013). Nomenclatural changes for some freshwater red algae from India. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 28(1): 45-51.

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.

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