Batrachospermum moniliforme var. nodiflorum ( ) 1880
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. nodiflorum (Montagne) Dickie 1880: 123
Published in: Dickie, G. (1880). Notes on algae from the Amazon and its tributaries. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 18: 123-132.
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 nodiflora (Montagne) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood
Batrachospermum nodiflorum Montagne
Type locality: French Guiana: Mt. Tigre near Cayenne (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Leprieur 1107; (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Basionym not cited (INA). - (1 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2021.