Cyanophycean Algae from the Foothills of Indo-Western Himalaya

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  • Sunil Kumar Shukla Department of Botany
  • P. K. Misra Department of Botany
  • Chandra Prakash Shukla Department of Botany

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https://doi.org/10.3126/eco.v16i0.3475

Keywords:

Cyanophycean algae, Pilibheet, Nainital

Abstract

Twenty six cyanophycean taxa were collected from Pilibheet, Nainital foothills of western Himalayas, belong to 8 genera viz. Chroococcus, Aphanocapsa, Merismopedia, Oscillatoria, Lyngbya, Anabaena, Aulosira and Anabaenopsis. These taxa are represented by 22 species, 3 varieties and 1 forma. All these taxa from Pilibheet are the first report.

Key words: Cyanophycean algae, Pilibheet, Nainital.

DOI: 10.3126/eco.v16i0.3475

ECOPRINT 16: 65-73, 2009

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Sunil Kumar Shukla, Department of Botany

Associate Professor, Phycology Research Laboratory Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India

P. K. Misra, Department of Botany

Associate Professor, Phycology Research Laboratory Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India

Chandra Prakash Shukla, Department of Botany

Associate Professor, Phycology Research Laboratory Department of Botany University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India

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Shukla, S. K., Misra, P. K., & Shukla, C. P. (2010). Cyanophycean Algae from the Foothills of Indo-Western Himalaya. Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology, 16, 65–73. https://doi.org/10.3126/eco.v16i0.3475

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