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Batrachospermum coerulescens Sirodot, nom. illeg. 1884

Publication details
Batrachospermum coerulescens Sirodot 1884: 270, pl. XLIV [44]: figs 1-5, nom. illeg.

Published in: Sirodot, S. (1884). Les Batrachospermes organisation, functions, développement, classification. Ouvage accompagné de cinquante plances grevées d'après les dessins de MM. Sirodot et Bézier. pp. [i-v], [1]-299, 50 pls. Paris: G. Masson, éditeur Libraire de l'Académie de Médicine.
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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 Batrachospermum elegans Sirodot

Type information
Type locality: Le Mesu au dessus de Montfort prèsTréguil, France (Sheath et al. 1994: 110). Type: 29 July 1874; PC lower right specimen (Sheath et al. 1994: 110).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), becoming sky-blue (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Batrachospermum coerulescens (Bory) Kützing, 1849. - (23 Jul 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K..M. (1994). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 4. Section Virescentia. Journal of Phycology 30(1): 108-117.

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