Batrachospermum vagum ( ) C. 1812
Batrachospermum vagum (Roth) C.Agardh 1812: 41
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & David Sjöström, Smolandus. Die [in handwriting:] xvi maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. iv. h. et l.s. pp. Pars 4: [i-iii], [35-42]. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
Publication date: 16 May 1812
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 turfosum Bory
Chara gelatinosa var. vaga Roth
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
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.
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.
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Dixon, P.S. (1958). The development of carpogonial branches and lateral branches of unlimited growth in Batrachospermum vagum. Botaniska Notiser 111: 645-649.
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