, Volume 110, Issue 1, pp 61–77 | Cite as

Some algae from the Red Sea Hills in north-eastern Sudan

  • P. Compère


The algae contained in some plankton samples from several localities on four wadi in N.E. Sudan were examined. The observed algae amount to 260 taxa, of which the diatoms, representing 50% of the algal flora, are the most numerous. Other large groups are the blue-green algae (17%) and the green algae (24%) among which the desmids (6%) are rather unimportant.


Sudan algae Nubian desert 


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  • P. Compère
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  1. 1.Jardin Botanique NationalDomaine de BouchoutMeiseBelgium

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