Batrachospermum pulcherrimum Rabenhorst
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very beautiful.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Batrachospermum pulcherrimum Rabenhorst)
Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day et al. 1995).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=pulcherrimum
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=pulcherrimum
Created: 04 October 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=61778
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.