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Batrachospermum turfosum Bory 1808

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 turfosum Bory
Germinating monospore. Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 16 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Filament with mucilage containig diatoms (Frustulia) and iron bacteria. Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Red-cyan anaglyph of crossing filaments.Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Filaments. Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Red-cyan anaglyph of crossing filaments.Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Crossing filaments at low magnification. Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Red-cyan anaglyph showing mucilaginous sheath with diatoms (Frustulia). Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Mucilaginous sheath with diatoms (Frustulia). Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 27 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Black Loch South Ayrshire, Scotland.. 23 Apr 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Black Loch South Ayrshire, Scotland.. 23 Apr 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Batrachospermum turfosum Bory Filaments. Cummeenaloughaun, Co Kerry, Ireland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Batrachospermum turfosum Bory 1808: 327, pl. 31: fig.1

Published in: Bory de Saint-Vincent, [J.B.G.M.] (1808). Mémoire sur le genre Batrachosperma, de la famille des Conferves (1). Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 12: 310-331, pls 29, 30, 31.
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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 Paludicola turfosa (Bory) M.L.Vis & Necchi

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Turfosa

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to peat moors (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara gelatinosa var. vaga Roth 1797
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. vagum Roth 1800
Batrachospermum aequinoctiale (Bory) Bory 1808
Batrachospermum vagum (Roth) C.Agardh 1812
Batrachospermum coeruleum Persoon ex Bory 1822
Batrachospermum moniliforme var. aequinoctiale (Bory) C.Agardh 1824
Batrachospermum vagum var. laxum C.Agardh 1824
Chordaria vaga (Roth) Wallroth 1833
Batrachospermum vagum var. aequinoctiale (Bory) Sirodot 1844
Batrachospermum turfosum var. undulato-pedicellatum Kumano & Watanabe 1983

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Revised description (Vis et al., 2020: 854).

Type information
Type locality: France (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Chiasson, W.B., Sabo, N.J. & Vis, M.L. (2005). Affinities of freshwater putative chantransia stages (Rhodophyta) from molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 44: 163-168.

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.

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.

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.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

Vis, M.L., Entwisle, T.J., West, J.A. & Ott, F.D. (2006). Ptilothamnion richardsii (Rhodophyta) is a chantransia stage of Batrachospermum. European Journal of Phycology 41: 125-130.

Vis, M.L., Lee, J., Eloranta, P., Chapuis, I.S., Lam, D.W. & Necchi, O. Jr (2020). Paludicola gen.nov. and revision of the species formerly in Batrachospermum section Turfosa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 56: 844-861.

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References
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Aigner, S., Holzinger, A., Karsten, U. & Kranner, I. (2017). The freshwater red alga Batrachospermum turfosum (Florideophyceae) can acclimate to a wide range of light and temperatue conditions. European Journal of Phycology 52(2): 238-249.

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