, Volume 171, Issue 2, pp 103–106

New taxa ofCosmarium Corda (Desmidiaceae) from Karnataka State, India


  • U. D. Bongale
    • Algal Laboratory, Department of P. G. Studies in BotanyKarnatak University

DOI: 10.1007/BF00008169

Cite this article as:
Bongale, U.D. Hydrobiologia (1989) 171: 103. doi:10.1007/BF00008169


Six new taxa including two new species (Cosmarium bourrellyi Bongale sp. nov. andC. desikacharyi Bongale sp. nov.) and four new varieties (C. auriculatum var.protrusum Bongale var. nov.,C. pachydermum var.inflatum Bongale var. nov.,C. pseudoconnatum var.tuberculans Bongale var. nov. andC. quadrum var.rotundatum Bongale var. nov.) are reported. Algae were collected from a paddy field at Belgaum.

Key words

desmidsalgal systematicsIndianew taxa

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