Batrachospermum iyengarii Skuja ex M.S.Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule
Batrachospermum iyengarii Skuja ex M.S.Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule 1980: 232, figs 12, 13
Original publication: 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. 291-300. Madras: University of Madras.
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 Kumanoa iyengarii (Skuja ex Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule) E.K.Ganesan & J.A.West
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of synonymy
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.
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=iyengarii
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=iyengarii
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 June 2013 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 07 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:51800