Some Chlorophycean Algae From Maipokhari Lake, Ilam, East Nepal

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  • Shiva Kumar Rai Department of Botany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jnhm.v24i1.2228

Keywords:

Algae, Chlorophyceae, Cylindrocassa, Staurodesmus, Mai Pokhari lake, Nepal.

Abstract

The present communication describes the morpho-taxonomy of ten chlorophycean algae from Maipokhari lake, Ilam. They belong to eight genera viz. Scenedesmus (1), Cylindrocapsa (1), Netrium (2), Closterium (2), Euastrum (1), Cosmarium (1), Staurodesmus (1), and Staurastrum (1) under four families viz. Scenedesmaceae (1), Cylindrocapsaceae (1), Mesotaeniaceae (2), and Desmidiaceae (6). Out of these, two genera and six taxa are new records for Nepal.

Key Words: Algae; Chlorophyceae; Cylindrocassa; Staurodesmus;  Mai Pokhari lake; Nepal.

Journal of Natural History Museum

Vol. 24, 2009,

Page: 1-8

 

 

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Author Biography

Shiva Kumar Rai, Department of Botany

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

Published

2009-10-09

How to Cite

Rai, S. K. (2009). Some Chlorophycean Algae From Maipokhari Lake, Ilam, East Nepal. Journal of Natural History Museum, 24(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnhm.v24i1.2228

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