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Batrachospermum gracillimum West & G.S.West

Publication details
Batrachospermum gracillimum West & G.S.West 1897: 2

Type species
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 gracillima (West & G.S.West) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Angola: Pungo Andongo: River Tangue (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Welwitsch 3; May 1857; (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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.

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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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.

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