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Fresh-Water Fossil Algae from The Eocene Lignite of Barsinghsar near Bikaner, Rajasthan, India


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1 College Education, Bikaner Division, Bikaner - 334001, India
2 Department of Botany, M. S. Govt. Girls College Bikaner, Rajasthan - 334001, India
 

The lignite deposits at Barsinghsar in Rajasthan possess almost all plant groups either in the form of spores and portions or fragmented portions of vegetative and fertile forms. The present paper reports the occurrence microscopers of green algae belonging to the genera Closterium Nitzsch, Hydrodictyon Roth and Volvox L. from Barsinghsar, a Eocene lignite site near Bikaner. Palaeoecological conditions during Eocene in Rajasthan is also described.

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Alga, Barsinghsar, Closterium, Eocene, Hydrodictyon, India, Lignite, Rajasthan, Volvox.
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Authors

R. Harsh
College Education, Bikaner Division, Bikaner - 334001, India
S. Shekhawat
Department of Botany, M. S. Govt. Girls College Bikaner, Rajasthan - 334001, India

Abstract


The lignite deposits at Barsinghsar in Rajasthan possess almost all plant groups either in the form of spores and portions or fragmented portions of vegetative and fertile forms. The present paper reports the occurrence microscopers of green algae belonging to the genera Closterium Nitzsch, Hydrodictyon Roth and Volvox L. from Barsinghsar, a Eocene lignite site near Bikaner. Palaeoecological conditions during Eocene in Rajasthan is also described.

Keywords


Alga, Barsinghsar, Closterium, Eocene, Hydrodictyon, India, Lignite, Rajasthan, Volvox.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv62%2F2020%2F155587