• Mastigocladopsis jogensis gen. et sp. nov., A new member of the stigonemataceæ

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    • Keywords


      Short Branch; Distinct Family; Cross Wall; Main Filament; True Branch

    • Abstract


      An alga which shows the characteristics of the two families, the Nostochopsidaceæ and the Mastigocladaceæ,viz., both lateral and terminal heterocysts as in the former family and reverse ‘V’-shaped and simple branching as in the latter family is described in detail. Owing to the combination of the characteristics of two distinct families, the alga is referred to a new genus by nameMastigocladopsis and placed in a new family the Mastigocladopsidaceæ.

    • Author Affiliations


      M O P Iyengar1 T V Desikachary1

      1. Department of Botany, University of Madras, India
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