Contributions to our knowledge of Indian algæ

I. Chrysophyceæ—On the occurrence ofMallomonas petty,Synura Ehr., andDinobryon Ehr. in India
  • M. T. Philipose


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    Ten flagellate species of Chrysophyceæ, four belonging toMallomonas Perty, three toSynura Ehr., and three toDinobryon Ehr. are described.

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    The localities from which these algae were collected and the periods of their occurrence are given. They occur in the plains usually during winter, and at high elevations during summer.

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    Except for one previous record ofSynura, no flagellate members of the Chrysophyceæ appear to have been recorded in India so far. Records of even non-flagellate members of the class from India are few. The present records show that members of the Chrysophyceae are not as rare in India as believed hitherto.



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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. T. Philipose
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  1. 1.Central Inland Fisheries Research Sub-StationCuttack

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