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Batrachospermum moniliforme var. obtrullatum Kumano & Watanabe 1983

Publication details
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. obtrullatum Kumano & Watanabe 1983: 89-93, figs 14-27

Published in: Kumano, S. & Watanabe, M. (1983). Two new varities of Batrachospermum (Rhodophyta) from Mt. Albert Edward, Papua New Guinea. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Ser. B (Botany) 9: 85-94.

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

Type information
Holotype locality: Toward Mt. Albert Edward, Central District, Papua New Guinea (Kumano & Watanabe 1983: 91). Holotype: Watanabe; 28 October 1975; Small stream, 3,300 m alt. (secondary grassland; water pH was 5.5). Herb. Fac. Sci., Kob Univ. 51305 (Kumano & Watanabe 1983: 91). Notes: Isotype: Watanabe No. 51305, Herbarium, Tsukuba Botanical Gardens, Natural Science Museum, TNS.

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.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Key references
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.

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