Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An International Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

E-ISSN: 2349-1183 P-ISSN: 2349-9265
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2015, VOLUME 2 ISSUE 3Pages: 168-171

Morpho-taxonomy of Hydrodictyon reticulatum (L.) Lagerheim and Pediastrum tetras var. tetraodon (Corda) Hansgirg, Hooghly, West Bengal, India

Nilu Halder
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Abstract:
The present paper was communicated with the morpho-taxonomic descriptions of two freshwater members viz. Hydrodictyon reticulatum (L.) Lagerheim and Pediastrum tetras var. tetraodon (Corda) Hansgirg belonging to the family Hydrodictyaceae of the class Chlorophyceae. The two taxa were collected from aquatic ecosystems in Hooghly district, West Bengal, India. The limnological characteristics of the water bodies where they occurred were recorded. The above stated taxa were new taxonomic reports from this district and Pediastrum tetras var. tetraodon (Corda) Hansgirg was new report from West Bengal, India.
A-B, Hydrodictyon reticulatum (L.) Lagerheim; C, Pediastrum tetras var. tetraodon (Corda) Hansgirg

Fig.: A-B, Hydrodictyon reticulatum (L.) Lagerheim; C, Pediastrum tetras var. tetraodon (Corda) Hansgirg


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