Batrachospermum coeruleum Persoon ex Bory 1822
Batrachospermum coeruleum Persoon ex Bory 1822: 228 (as 'Batrachosperma coerulea' )
Published in: B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1822). Batrachosperme, Batrachosperma. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. ( Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 226-231. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.
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 Batrachospermum turfosum Bory
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sky-blue.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2021.