Cyanophycean Flora 0f Southern Himanchal Pradesh, India

  • R. K. Dwivedi Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany
  • S. K. Shukla Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany
  • C. P. Shukla Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany
  • P. K. Misra Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany
  • M. K. Seth Department of Bio-sciences
Keywords: Fresh-water, blue-green algae, systematics, southern Himanchal Pradesh, India

Abstract

The present paper deals with 37 taxa, 18 genera, 32 species, 4 varieties and 1 forma explored from southern Himanchal Pradesh of India. These taxa are represented by Microcystis, Chroococcus, Aphanocapsa, Aphanothece, Merismopedia, Coelosphaerium, Gomphosphaeria, Stichosiphon, Oscillatoria, Lyngbya, Pseudanabaena, Cylindrospermum, Anabaena, Nostoc, Nodularia, Fortiea, Calothrix, Anabaenopsis. Out of 37 taxa, 27 are first report from the study area.

Key words: Fresh-water, blue-green algae, systematics, southern Himanchal Pradesh, India.  

doi: 10.3126/eco.v15i0.1939  

ECOPRINT 15: 29-36, 2008

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R. K. Dwivedi, Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany

Professor; Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow 226007, India

S. K. Shukla, Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany

Professor; Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow 226007, India

C. P. Shukla, Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany

Professor; Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow 226007, India

P. K. Misra, Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany

Professor; Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow 226007, India

M. K. Seth, Department of Bio-sciences
Professor; Department of Bio-sciences Himanchal Pradesh University, Shimla 171003, India
Published
2009-06-03
How to Cite
Dwivedi, R., Shukla, S., Shukla, C., Misra, P., & Seth, M. (2009). Cyanophycean Flora 0f Southern Himanchal Pradesh, India. Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology, 15, 29-36. https://doi.org/10.3126/eco.v15i0.1939
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