Etymology:Gr. masc. n.botrys, bunch of grapes grapes (nominative in apposition)
Skuja H. Grundzüge der Algenflora und Algenvegetation der Fjeldgegenden um Abisko in Schwedisch-Lappland. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis Series 4 1964; 18:1-465.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
Gomphosphaeriabotrys is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Gomphosphaeria.