On some Diatoms from High Altitude Gokyo Lake-Iii, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal

Authors

  • Shiva Kumar Rai Department of Botany, Post Graduate Campus, Tribhuvan University, Biratnagar
  • Pradeep Kumar Mishra Phycology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Lucknow- 226007
  • Kamal Madan Freelance Researcher, Kathmandu

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https://doi.org/10.3126/jnhm.v26i0.14134

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Bacillariophyceae, Gokyo lake, mount Everest, central Himalaya, Nepal

Abstract

The present paper describes total 16 taxa of diatoms under 12 genera, belonging to 1 centric (Cyclotella antiqua W. Smith var. minor Suxena & Venkateswarlu) and 15 pennate species from Gokyo lake- III, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. Of these, 6 were the new records for the country. The morphological descriptions, taxonomic accounts and distribution are described systematically with photographs

J. Nat. Hist. Mus. Vol. 26, 2012: 93-110

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2015-12-17

How to Cite

Rai, S. K., Mishra, P. K., & Madan, K. (2015). On some Diatoms from High Altitude Gokyo Lake-Iii, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. Journal of Natural History Museum, 26, 93–110. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnhm.v26i0.14134

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