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Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Batrachospermales
Family Batrachospermaceae
Genus Batrachospermum

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Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Rectangular cortical cells: compare Sheathia. 03 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Likely chantransia stage. Bignor near Arundel, West Sussex. Collected by Howard Matcham.. 15 Apr 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Red-cyan anaglyph. Likely chantransia stage. Bignor near Arundel, West Sussex. Collected by Howard Matcham.. 15 Apr 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Likely chantransia stage. Bignor near Arundel, West Sussex. Collected by Howard Matcham.. 15 Apr 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Likely chantransia stage. Bignor near Arundel, West Sussex. Collected by Howard Matcham.. 15 Apr 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Likely chantransia stage. Bignor near Arundel, West Sussex. Collected by Howard Matcham.. 15 Apr 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire UK, squash preparation showing carposporophytes and cortex.. 07 May 2014. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Trichogyne and carpogonal branch, Tardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 12 Jan 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Trichogyne and carpogonal branch, Tardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 12 Jan 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle
Red-cyan anaglyph (Difficult!). Brecon area, S Wales, UK. 04 Oct 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle Spermatangia. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle 1801: 21

Published in: Candolle, A.P. de (1801). Extrait d'un rapport sur les conferves. Bulletin des Sciences par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 17-21, pl. I.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum.

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

Basionym
Conferva gelatinosa Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Europe (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Presumably northern Europe; see Compère 1991 (Entwisle et al. 2009). Northern Europe (Rueness 2010: 383).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Batrachospermum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva gelatinosa Linnaeus 1753
Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth 1797

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Batrachospermum gelatinosum f. pyramidale (Sirodot) Compère
Batrachospermum ludibundum var. stagnale Bory
Chara batrachosperma Weis 1770
Chara gelatinosa var. purpurascens Roth 1797
Chara gelatinosa var. viride Roth 1797
Batrachospermum moniliforme Roth 1800
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. purpurascens (Roth) Roth 1800
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. viride (Roth) Roth 1800
Batrachospermum ludibundum var. pucherrimum Bory 1808
Batrachospermum ludibundum var. caerulescens Bory 1808
Batrachospermum ludibundum var. moniliforme (Roth) Bory 1808
Batrachospermum ludibundum var. virescens Bory 1808
Batrachospermum ludibundum var. viride Bory 1808
Conferva nodosa Wallroth 1815
Charospermum glomeratum Link 1820
Batrachospermum hybridum Bory 1822
Batrachospermum caerulescens (Bory) Bory 1822
Batrachospermum durum C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. boryanum C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. simplicius C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. virescens (Bory) C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum gelatinosum var. aeruginosum C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. giganteum C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum ludibundum Bory 1828
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. viride (Bory) Duby 1830
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. caerulescens (Bory) Duby 1830
Batrachospermella moniliformis Gaillon 1833
Batrachospermum proliferum Carmichael 1833
Batrachospermum gelatinosum var. viride (Bory) Trevisan 1845
Batrachospermum gelatinosum var. caerulescens (Bory) Trevisan 1845
Batrachospermum gelatinosum var. giganteum (C.Agardh) Trevisan 1845
Batrachospermum gelatinosum var. proliferum Carmichael ex Trevisan 1845
Batrachospermum gelatinosum var. purpurascens (Roth) Trevisan 1845
Batrachospermum filamentosum Braun 1863
Batrachospermum virescens (Bory) Bertoloni 1867
Batrachospermum moniliforme f. lipsiensis Rabenhorst 1868
Batrachospermum vagum var. coerulescens Rabenhorst 1868
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. filamentosum Rabenhorst 1868
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. pisanum Arcangeli 1882
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. chlorosum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. helminthoideum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. scopula Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum decaisneanum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum radians Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum reginense Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum corbula Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum denusm Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum pygmaeum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum pyramidale Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum godronianum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum densum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. rubescens Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. typicum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. helminthoideum Sirodot 1884
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. isoeticola Skuja 1928
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. decaisneanum (Sirodot) Cedergren 1932
Batrachospermum moniliforme f. densum (Sirodot) Israelson 1942
Batrachospermum moniliforme f. pyrimidale (Sirodot) Israelson 1942
Batrachospermum corbula var. alconese Reis 1955
Batrachospermum arcuatoideum Reis 1973
Batrachospermum japonicum Mori 1975
Batrachospermum polycarpum Mori 1975
Batrachospermum helminthoideum (Sirodot) M.Mori 1975
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. obtrullatum Kumano & Watanabe 1983
Batrachospermum gelatinosum f. densum (Sirodot) Compère 1991

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Abdelahad, N., Bolpagni, R., Lasinio, G.J., Vis, M.L., Amadio, C., Laini, A. & Keil, E.J. (2015). Distribution, morphology and ecological niche of Batrachospermum and Sheathia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in the fontanili of the Po plain (northern Italy). European Journal of Phycology 50(3): 318-329.

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

Ceschin, S., Bisceglie, S. & Ricci, S. (2012). Contribution to the knowledge of red algae (Rhodophyta) of some rivers in Central Italy. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(1): 61-67.

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.

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.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kapraun, D.F., Braly, K.S. & Freshwater, D.W. (2007). Nuclear DNA content variation in the freshwater red algal orders Batrachospermales and Thoreales (Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae). Phycologia 49: 54-62.

Keil, E.J., Macy, T.R., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P., Tomas, P., Aboal, M. & Vis, M.L. (2015). Phylogeography of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) shows postglacial expansion in Europe. Phycologia 54(2): 176-182.

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.

Rueness, J. (2010). DNA barcoding of select freshwater and marine red algae (Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 31(4): 377-386.

Salomaki, E.D., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P. & Vis, M.L. (2014). Molecular and morphological evidence for Sheathia gen. nov. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) and three new species. Journal of Phycology 50(3): 526-542.

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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References
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Keil, E.J., Macy, T.R., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P., Tomas, P., Aboal, M. & Vis, M.L. (2015). Phylogeography of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) shows postglacial expansion in Europe. Phycologia 54(2): 176-182.
Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1998). A molecular and morphological investigation of the relationship between Batrachospermum spermatoinvolucrum and B. gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 33: 231-239, 5 figs, 3 tables.
Vis, M.L., Sheath, R.G. & Cole, K.M. (1996). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 8a. Section Batrachospermum: Batrachospermum gelatinosum. European Journal of Phycology 31: 31-40, 19 figs, 1 table.
Vis, M.L., Sheath, R.G. & Cole, K.M. (1996). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 8b. Section Batrachospermum : previously described species excluding Batrachospermum gelatinosum. European Journal of Phycology 31: 189-199.
Vis, N.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1997). Biogeography of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America based on molecular and morphological data. Journal of Phycology 33: 520-526, 4 figs, 2 tables.

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