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Batrachospermum zeylanicum Skuja ex M.S.Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule 1980

Publication details
Batrachospermum zeylanicum Skuja ex M.S.Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule 1980: 235, figs 14-16

Published in: Balakrishnan, M.S. & Chaugule, B.B. (1980). Indian Batrachospermaceae. In: Taxonomy of Algae. Papers presented at the International Synposium on Taxonomy of Algae held at the Cenre of Advanced Study in Botany University of Madras, December 9-16, 1974. (Desikachary, T.V. & Raja Rao, V.N Eds), pp. 223-248. Madras: University of Madras.
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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 Kumanoa zeylanica (Skuja ex Balakrishnan & B.B.Chaugule) E.K.Ganesan & J.A.West

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Ganesan, E.K. & West, J.A. (2013). Nomenclatural changes for some freshwater red algae from India. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 28(1): 45-51.

Key references
Desikachary, T.V., Balakrishnan, M.S. & Krishnamurthy, V. (1990). Florideophycidae Palmariales - Gelidiales. In: Rhodophyta. II. Taxonomy part. Part IIA. (Desikachary, T.V., Krishnamurthy, V. & Balakrishnan, M.S. Eds), pp. 47-214. Madras, India: Madras Science Foundation.

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.

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