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Batrachospermum moniliforme Roth, nom. illeg. 1800

Publication details
Batrachospermum moniliforme Roth 1800: 480, nom. illeg.

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Tentamen florae Germanicae continens enumerationem plantarum in Germania sponte nascentium. Tomus III. Pars prior. pp. [i]-vii, 1-578. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: In Bibliopolio Gleditschiano.
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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 Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: new name for Conferva gelatinosa Linnaeus. The name is often attributed to Sirodot (1884: 209, pl. III: fig. 1), who cited "(Roth)". - (5 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Balakrishnan, M.S. & Chaugule, B.B. (1980). Indian Batrachospermaceae. In: Taxonomy of Algae. Papers presented at the International Synposium on Taxonomy of Algae held at the Cenre of Advanced Study in Botany University of Madras, December 9-16, 1974. (Desikachary, T.V. & Raja Rao, V.N Eds), pp. 223-248. Madras: University of Madras.

Balakrishnan, M.S. & Chaugule, B.B. (1980). Indian Batrachospermaceae. In: Taxonomy of Algae. Papers presented at the International Synposium on Taxonomy of Algae held at the Cenre of Advanced Study in Botany University of Madras, December 9-16, 1974. (Desikachary, T.V. & Raja Rao, V.N Eds), pp. 223-248. Madras: University of Madras.

Desikachary, T.V., Balakrishnan, M.S. & Krishnamurthy, V. (1990). Florideophycidae Palmariales - Gelidiales. In: Rhodophyta. II. Taxonomy part. Part IIA. (Desikachary, T.V., Krishnamurthy, V. & Balakrishnan, M.S. Eds), pp. 47-214. Madras, India: Madras Science Foundation.

Fritsch, F.E. (1914). Contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. I. Some freshwater algae of Madagascar. Annales de Biologie Lacustre 7: 1-83, 3 figs, 1 pl.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Sirodot, S. (1884). Les Batrachospermes organisation, functions, développement, classification. Ouvage accompagné de cinquante plances grevées d'après les dessins de MM. Sirodot et Bézier. pp. [i-v], [1]-299, 50 pls. Paris: G. Masson, éditeur Libraire de l'Académie de Médicine.

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Verified by: 31 May 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Goodwin, K.M. (1926). Some observations on Batrachospermum moniliforme. New Phytologist 25: 51-54.
Huth, K. (1979). Effect of daylength and light intensity on the life history of Batrachospermum moniliforme. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 92: 467-472.
Kylin, H. (1917). Über die Entwicklungsgeschichte von Batrachospermum moniliforme. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 35: 155-164.
Prefasi, M. & Aboal, M. (1994). Estudio del Género Batrachospermum Roth: B. boryanum Sirod. y B. moniliforme Roth en la provincia de Castellón, España. Acta Botanica Malacitana 19: 45-50.

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