Some Bacillariophycean algae from Biratnagar, Nepal

  • Shiva K Rai Department of Botany
  • Ram K Rai Department of Botany
Keywords: Algae, Bacillariophyceae, Diatom

Abstract

The present paper deals with 12 taxa belonging to 10 genera of Bacillariophycean algae from Biratnagar, Nepal out of which five taxa viz. Synedra ulna var. amphirhynchns, Navicula perrotetti, Gomphonema gracile var. lanceolata, F. turris, G. parvulum var. exilissima and Nitzschia intermedia are being reported for the first time from Nepal. Algae have been collected from different freshwater habitats viz. ponds, ditches, canals, rivers, etc. during September to November, 2004.

Key words: Algae; Bacillariophyceae; Diatom

doi: 10.3126/eco.v12i0.3202

Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology 12: 71-76, 2005

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Shiva K Rai, Department of Botany

Professor, Department of Botany, Post Graduate campus, Tribhuvan University, Biratnagar, Nepal

Ram K Rai, Department of Botany

Professor, Department of Botany, Post Graduate campus, Tribhuvan University, Biratnagar, Nepal

How to Cite
Rai, S., & Rai, R. (1). Some Bacillariophycean algae from Biratnagar, Nepal. Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology, 12, 71-76. https://doi.org/10.3126/eco.v12i0.3202
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