Batrachospermum capense Starmach ex Necchi & Kumano
Batrachospermum capense Starmach ex Necchi & Kumano 1984: 349
Published in: Necchi, O., Jr & Kumano, S. (1984). Studies on the freshwater Rhodophyta of Brazil I. Three taxa of Batrachospermum Roth from the northeastern State of Serigipe. Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 348-353.
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 capensis (Starmach ex Necchi & Kumano) Necchi & Vis
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Rivulo Du Cap. insula Mahé, insulis Seychelles (Necchi & Kumano 1984: 349). Lectotype: J. Rzoska; KRA SP 187186 (Necchi & Kumano 1984: 349).
Source of current name
Necchi, O. Jr., Vis, M.L. & Oliveira, M.C. (2010). Phylogenetic relationships in Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) species in Brazil with the proposal of Kumanoa amazonensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 49(1): 97-103.
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.
Vis, M.L., Necchi, O., Jr., Chiasson, W.B. & Entwisle, T.J. (2012). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 750-758.
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Wendy 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 24 January 2019.