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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2016; 4(2):247-255 |  Available online,July 23, 2016

Taxonomy of the green filamentous algae of the family Chaetophoraceae (order Chaetophorales) in Thane District, Maharashtra, India

 

 

Samruddha Phadnis and Ganesh Iyer

 

Department of Life Science, Ramnarain Ruia College, Matunga, Mumbai – 19

Email: samruddhap@gmail.com; ipomoeabiloba@yahoo.com

 

Received: 09.04.2016   |    Accepted: 10.06.2016   |   Published : 23.07.2016

In the present communication the eight species of the filamentous green algae belonging to the family Chaetophoraceae collected from Thane district have been described. During the study, three species of the genus Stigeoclonium Kützing, two species of the genus Chaetophora F. Schrank and one species each of the genus Draparnaldia Bory, genus Gongrosira Kützing and genus Pleurastrum  Chodat were recorded. Of these, the three species viz. Chaetophora tuberculosa, Gongrosira papuasica and Pleurastrum insigne have been probably recorded for the first time in India.

 

Keywords: Chaetophoraceae, taxonomy, Thane district 

 

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Samruddha Phadnis and Ganesh Iyer  (2016) Taxonomy of the green filamentous algae of the family Chaetophoraceae (order Chaetophorales) in Thane District, Maharashtra, India, , International J. of Life Sciences, 4(2): 247-255.

 

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