Batrachospermum capense Starmach ex Necchi & Kumano 1984

Publication Details
Batrachospermum capense Starmach ex Necchi & Kumano 1984: 349

Published in: Necchi, O., Jr & Kumano, S. (1984). Studies on the freshwater Rhodophyta of Brazil I. Three taxa of Batrachospermum Roth from the northeastern State of Serigipe. Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 348-353.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Conferva gelatinosa Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kumanoa capensis (Starmach ex Necchi & Kumano) Necchi & Vis.

Type Information
Type locality: Rivulo Du Cap. insula Mahé, insulis Seychelles; (Necchi & Kumano 1984: 349) Lectotype (designated by Necchi and Kumano 1984): J. Rzoska; 1972; KRA; SP 187186 (Necchi & Kumano 1984: 349) Notes: "SP187186 (Isolectotype)" (Vis & Necchi 2021: 181).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 04 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2023

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