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Observations on Nostochopsis lobata (Cyanoprokaryota; Nostocales; Nostochopsidaceae) in Eastern India


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1 Phycology Laboratory, CAS In Botany, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, 713104, West Bengal, India
 

Nostochopsis Wood ex Bornet et Flahault is an uncommon genus with a tropical/pantropical in distribution. The present paper deals first report of N. lobata Wood ex Bornet et Flahault 1886 from Dooars region of West Bengal along with its detailed morphology and an illustration. Observation on various types of heterocysts in its natural form and their importance in context to the edible value have also been highlighted.

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Distribution, Dooars, Eastern Himalayas, New Record, Nostochopsis lobata.
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Authors

Jay Mal
Phycology Laboratory, CAS In Botany, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, 713104, West Bengal, India
Narendra Nath Koley
Phycology Laboratory, CAS In Botany, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, 713104, West Bengal, India
Jai Prakash Keshri
Phycology Laboratory, CAS In Botany, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, 713104, West Bengal, India

Abstract


Nostochopsis Wood ex Bornet et Flahault is an uncommon genus with a tropical/pantropical in distribution. The present paper deals first report of N. lobata Wood ex Bornet et Flahault 1886 from Dooars region of West Bengal along with its detailed morphology and an illustration. Observation on various types of heterocysts in its natural form and their importance in context to the edible value have also been highlighted.

Keywords


Distribution, Dooars, Eastern Himalayas, New Record, Nostochopsis lobata.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv62%2F2020%2F155698