Batrachospermum tortuosum var. majus Kumano
Batrachospermum tortuosum var. majus Kumano 1982: 184, fig. 2 A-L; fig. 4 A-D
Published in: Kumano, S. (1982). Two taxa of the section contorta of the genus Batrachospermum (Rhodophyta, Nemalionales) from Iriomote Jima and Ishigaki Jima, subtropical Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 181-187.
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Holotype locality: Miyara-gawa, Ishigaki Jima, Okinawa, Japan (Kumano 1982: 186). Holotype: Kumano; 5 April 1977; On gravel in mountain streams. Herb. Fac. Sci., Kobe Univ. (Kumano 1982: 186). Notes: Isotype: Herbarium of Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, SAP.
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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Michael 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 18 August 2019.