On Some Desmids from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal

  • S. K. Rai Department of Botany, Post Graduate Campus
  • P. K. Misra *Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany
Keywords: Algae, chlorophyta, Desmids, Koshi Tappu, Nepal

Abstract

The present work enumerates a total 26 desmids (Chlorophyta) from ponds and reservoirs in and around Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. They belong to 8 genera i.e. Closterium (4), Euastrum (4), Micrasterias (3), Cosmarium (7), Staurastrum (3), Onychonema (2), Hyalotheca (1), and Desmidium (2). Of these, 11 taxa are new records for Nepal. Genus Onychonema is described here for the first time from Nepal.

Key words: Algae, chlorophyta, Desmids, Koshi Tappu, Nepal.  

doi: 10.3126/eco.v15i0.1942   

ECOPRINT 15: 47-58, 2008

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S. K. Rai, Department of Botany, Post Graduate Campus

Associate Professor; Department of Botany, Post Graduate Campus (Tribhuvan University) Biratnagar, Nepal

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

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

Published
2009-06-03
How to Cite
Rai, S., & Misra, P. (2009). On Some Desmids from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology, 15, 47-58. https://doi.org/10.3126/eco.v15i0.1942
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