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Batrachospermum guianense (Montagne) Kumano, nom. illeg. 1990

Publication details
Batrachospermum guianense (Montagne) Kumano 1990: 281, figs 6-12, nom. illeg. (as 'guyanense' )

Published in: Kumano, S. (1990). Carpogonia and carposporophytes of Montagne's taxa of Batrachospermum (Rhodophyta) from French Guiana. Cryptogamie, Algologie 11(4): 281-292.

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 Kumanoa montagnei Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood

Basionym
Batrachospermum vagum var. guianense Montagne

Type information
Type locality: French Guiana: Cayenne (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Leprieur 1108; PC (Index Nominum Algarum

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Batrachospermum guianense (Montagne) Kützing; "i" and "y" are interchangeable in Latin, and the same country is in question. - (24 May 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.

Key references
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.

Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.

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.

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.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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