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Sirodotia nigrescens (West & G.S.West) Skuja

Publication details
Sirodotia nigrescens (West & G.S.West) Skuja in Póvoa dos Reis 1960: 54

Published in: Reis, P.E.M. Póvoa dos (1960). Revisão dos espécimes de Batrachospermum Roth e Sirodotia Kylin dos Herbários dos Institutos Botânicos de Coimbra e Lisboa. Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana, Ser. 2 34: 37-55, 1 pl..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sirodotia is Sirodotia suecica Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torularia puiggariana (Grunow) M.J.Wynne

Batrachospermum nigrescens West & G.S.West

Type information
Type locality: Pungo Andongo, Africa. Freq. ast unico loco in branchio laterali flum. Cuanza prope ejus cataract. ad Congo (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Welwitsch No. 2; Mar 1857; LISU 10 (Sheath, Vis & Cole 1993: 720). Notes: ..., Angola (Sheath et al. 1993)

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.

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