Hydrobiologia

, Volume 171, Issue 2, pp 103–106 | Cite as

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

  • U. D. Bongale
Article

Abstract

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

desmids algal systematics India new taxa 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. D. Bongale
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  1. 1.Algal Laboratory, Department of P. G. Studies in BotanyKarnatak UniversityDharwadIndia
  2. 2.Karnataka State Sericulture Development InstituteBangaloreIndia

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