Folia Geobotanica et Phytotaxonomica

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 159–195 | Cite as

Planktic coccal and trichal green algae of Lake Volvi, Greece

  • František Hindák
  • Maria T. Moustaka-Gouni


In the course of three years' investigations (1983–1986) of Lake Volvi, N Greece, 62 species and varieties of chlorococcal algae and 6 species of ulotrichal algae (Chlorophyceae) were found. Although chlorophytes form the largest group of the phytoplankton assemblages of the lake, their biomass is relatively small or even negligeable in some periods of the year in comparison with domination cyanophytes, diatoms and cryptophytes. Morphological variation of diagnostic features is described and documented by original drawings in 53 taxa.


Chlorococcal algae Ulotrichal algae Morphological variation Phytoplankton of lakes Greece 


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© Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • František Hindák
    • 1
  • Maria T. Moustaka-Gouni
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental Biology and EcologySlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaCzechoslovakia
  2. 2.Institute of BotanyAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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