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Kumanoa ambigua (Montagne) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood

Publication details
Kumanoa ambigua (Montagne) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood 2009: 710

Published in: 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.
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Publication date: June 2009

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kumanoa is Kumanoa virgatodecaisneana (Sirodot) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Batrachospermum ambiguum Montagne

Type information
Type locality: "in flumine Orapu" (Orapu R., French Guiana) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Leprieur 1110; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Batrachospermum ambiguum Montagne 1850

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Batrachospermum basilare Flint & Skuja 1953
Batrachospermum bicudoi Necchi 1986
Batrachospermum exsertum Necchi 1986

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Necchi Júnior, O. & Vis, M.L. (2012). Monograph of the genus Kumanoa (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales). Bibliotheca Phycologica 116: [1]-79, pls 1-26.

Paiano, M.O., Del Cortona, A., Costa, J.F., Liu, S.L., Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O. & Necchi Jr., O. (2018). Organization of plastid genomes in the freshwater red algal order Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 54(1): 25-33.

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