Revision of Batrachospermum Section Virescentia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with the Establishment of the New Genus, Virescentia Stat. nov.

@article{Necchi2018RevisionOB,
  title={Revision of Batrachospermum Section Virescentia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with the Establishment of the New Genus, Virescentia Stat. nov.},
  author={Orlando Necchi and Douglas de Castro Agostinho and Morgan L. Vis},
  journal={Cryptogamie, Algologie},
  year={2018},
  volume={39},
  pages={313 - 338}
}
Abstract In recent years, sections of the paraphyletic genus Batrachospermum have been investigated using DNA sequence data, as well as morphology and some have been raised to genera in order to resolve this paraphylly. The species of Batrachospermum section Virescentia form a well-supported clade and we propose the raising of this section to the genus Virescentia stat. nov. In addition, we re-evaluated the characters used to circumscribe species by reexamination of type specimens and new… 
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