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Algae of India, Volume 1: A Checklist of Cyanoprokaryota (Cyanophyceae)

World / ChecklistFlora / Fauna

Series: Algae of India Volume: 1

By: Pratibha Gupta (Author)

160 pages, 6 colour plates

Botanical Survey of India

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #209976 | ISBN-13: 9788181770448
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About this book

This checklist contains exhaustive information on cyanoprokaryota pertaining to 5 orders 18 families 90 genera 939 species, 207 varieties and 86 forms along with their details including nomenclature and distribution. Overall, genus Oscillatoria has the maximum number of species followed by Lyngbya, Phormidium, Anabaena, Scytonema, Calothrix and Nostoc. These genera belong to the order Nostocales and family Oscillatoriaceae, Nostocaceae, Scytonemataceae and Rivulariaceae. It is expected that efforts made towards bringing out this checklist will be useful as a handy tool and will serve as a source of baseline information to researchers, scientists, teachers, students, etc., working on cyanoprokaryotes and/or related areas for future studies on environment impact assessments, bio-geographic speciation analysis, etc.



1. Chroococcaceae Wettst
2. Chamaesiphonales wetts
3. Pleurocapsales geitler
4. Nostocales Geitler
5. Stigonematales geitler
6. List of excluded taxa


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