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Batrachospermum tortuosum Kumano 1978

Publication details
Batrachospermum tortuosum Kumano 1978: 101, fig. 4 A-D

Published in: Kumano, S. (1978). Notes on freshwater red algae from west Malaysia. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 91: 97-107, 7 figs.

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 tortuosa (Kumano) E.T.Johnston, P.-E.Lim & M.L.Vis

Type information
Holotype locality: Fort Iskander, Tasek Bera, Pahang, Malaysia (Kumano 1978: 101). Holotype: S. Kumano; 12 July 1971; On submerged leaves of Pandanus heriocopus and Cryptocoryne griffithii in narrow rivulets covered by swamp forests. Herbarium of Faculty of Science, Kobe University (Kumano 1978: 101).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Johnston, E.T., Lim, P.-E., Buhari, N., Keil, E.J., Djawad, I. & Vis, M.L. (2014). Diversity of freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) in Malaysia and Indonesia from morphological and molecular data. Phycologia 53(4): 320-341.

Key references
Johnston, E.T., Lim, P.-E., Buhari, N., Keil, E.J., Djawad, I. & Vis, M.L. (2014). Diversity of freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) in Malaysia and Indonesia from morphological and molecular data. Phycologia 53(4): 320-341.

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.

Created: 04 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 March 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kumano, S. (1984). Studies on freshwater red algae of Malaysia V. Early development of carposporophytes of Batrachospermum cylindrocellulare Kumano and B. tortuosum Kumano. Jpn J Phycl 32: 24-28.

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