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Batrachospermum macrosporum Montagne

Publication details
Batrachospermum macrosporum Montagne 1850: 293

Published in: Montagne, C. (1850). Cryptogamia guyanensis, seu plantarum cellularium in Guyana gallica annis 1835-1849 a Cl. Leprieur collectarum enumeratio universalis. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 14: 283-309.
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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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Batrachospermum excelsum Montagne 1850
Batrachospermum oxycladum Montagne 1850
Chantransia macrospora H.C.Wood 1873
Batrachospermum macrosporum var. excelsum (Montagne) Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum macrosporum var. oxycladum (Montagne) Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum australe Collins 1906
Batrachospermum macrospora (Wood) Collins 1906
Pseudochantransia macrospora (H.D.Wood) F.Brand 1910
Audouinella macrospora (Wood) Sheath & Burkholder 1985

Taxonomic notes
Section Macrospora: tentatively accepted pending sequencing of other taxa referred to this section (only B. macrosporum has been sequenced so far) (Entwisle et al., 2009: table 1). - (27 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: French Guiana: in Orapu and Comté rivers, near Cayenne (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: C. Leprieur 1105; PC (Necchi 1990: 37).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Chiasson, W.B., Sabo, N.J. & Vis, M.L. (2005). Affinities of freshwater putative chantransia stages (Rhodophyta) from molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 44: 163-168.

Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.

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.

Necchi, O., Jr (1990). Revision of the genus Batrachospermum Roth (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales) in Brazil. Bibliotheca Phycologica 84: i-iii, 1-201, 270 figs.

Necchi, O., Jr. & Oliveira, M.C. (2011). Phylogenetic affinities of "Chantransia" stages in members of the Batrachospermales and Thoreales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(3): 680-686.

Paiano, M.O., Del Cortona, A., Costa, J.F., Liu, S.L., Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O. & Necchi Jr., O. (2018). Organization of plastid genomes in the freshwater red algal order Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 54(1): 25-33.

Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). Phylogenetic relationship of Batrachospermum species (Batrachospermales, Rhodphyta) from coastal streams in French Guiana. Phycologia 44: 441-446.

Vis, M.L., Hodge, J.C. & Necchi, O. Jr. (2008). Phylogeography of Batrachospermum macrosporum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from North and South America. Journal of Phycology 44: 882-888.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 April 2018 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Vis, M.L., Hodge, J.C. & Necchi, O. Jr. (2008). Phylogeography of Batrachospermum macrosporum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from North and South America. Journal of Phycology 44: 882-888.

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