Batrachospermum procarpum var. americanum R.G.Sheath, M.L.Vis & K.M.Cole 1992
Batrachospermum procarpum var. americanum R.G.Sheath, M.L.Vis & K.M.Cole 1992: 244, figs 27-32
Published in: Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K.M. (1992). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 1. Section Contorta. Journal of Phycology 28: 237-246.
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 americana (R.G.Sheath, M.L.Vis & K.M.Cole) M.L.Vis, Necchi, W.B.Chiasson & Entwisle
Holotype locality: Brushy Creek at Gunn Road, Citrus Park, Hillsborough County, Florida (28Ý04’ N, 82Ý33’ W) (Sheath, Vis & Cole 1992: 244). Holotype: R.G. Sheath (specimen FL3); 29 Dec. 1986; UBC A8265 (Sheath, Vis & Cole 1992: 244).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Vis, M.L., Necchi, O., Jr., Chiasson, W.B. & Entwisle, T.J. (2012). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 750-758.
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.
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.
Necchi Júnior, O. & Vis, M.L. (2012). Monograph of the genus Kumanoa (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales). Bibliotheca Phycologica 116: -79, pls 1-26.
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