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Batrachospermum hirosei Kumano & Ratnasabapathy 1982

Publication details
Batrachospermum hirosei Kumano & Ratnasabapathy 1982: 122, fig. 3 A-J

Published in: Ratnasabapathy, M. & Kumano, S. (1982). Studies on freshwater red algae of Malaysia II. Three species of Batrachospermum from Sungai Gombak and Sungai Pusu, Selangor, West Malaysia. Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 119-124.

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 hirosei (Kumano & Ratnasabapathy) L.M.Liao

Type information
Holotype locality: Sungai Pusu, Selangor, Malaysia (Ratnasabapathy & Kumano 1982: 122). Holotype: Ratnasabapathy No. 1201 b; 2 June 1979; Attached to sides of submerged rock about 10 cm below the surface of clear, quiet and shaded pool waters . Private Herbarium,Department of Botany, University of Malaya 1201 b (Ratnasabapathy & Kumano 1982: 122). Notes: Isotype: Ratnasabapathy No. 1201 b, 2/ VI 1979, Herbarium of Faculty of Science, Kobe University.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Liao, L.M. (2010). Nomenclatural notes on some Philippine species of freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta). Philippine Journal of Systematic Biology 4: 89-94.

Key references
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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