Batrachospermum hypogynum Kumano & Ratnasabapathy
Batrachospermum hypogynum Kumano & Ratnasabapathy in Ratnasabapathy & Kumano 1982: 122-124, figs 4 A-F
Original publication: Ratnasabapathy, M. & Kumano, S. (1982). Studies on freshwater red algae of Malaysia II. Three species of Batrachospermum from Sungai Gombak and Sungai Pusu, Selangor, West Malaysia. Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 119-124.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Holotype locality: Sungai Pusu, Selangor, Malaysia (Ratnasabapathy & Kumano 1982: 123). Holotype: Ratnasabapathy No. 1201; 2 June 1979; Attached to submerged stones up to 15 cm below the surface of clear, swift, shaded waters of a small creek, about 30-45 cm wide. Private Herbarium,Department of Botany, University of Malaya 1201 (Ratnasabapathy & Kumano 1982: 123). Notes: Isotype: Ratnasabapathy No. 1201, 2/VI 1979, Herbarium of Faculty of Science, Kobe University
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Batrachospermum hypogynum Kumano & Ratnasabapathy)
South-east Asia: Malaysia (Ratnasabapathy & Kumano 1982).
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=hypogynum
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=hypogynum
Created: 04 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 March 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kumano, S. & Ratnasabapathy, M. (1982). Studies on freshwater red algae of Malaysia III. Development of carposporophytes of Batrachospermum cayennense Montagne, B. beraense Kumano and B. hypogynum Kumano et Ratnasabapathy. Bot Mag Tokyo 95: 219-228.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:47248