Cylindrospermum sphaerica   Prasad  (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Nostocales
Family:Nostocaceae

Description
Size: Cells 3-7 μm broad, 4-7 μm long; heterocyst 10-12 μm broad

Color: Pale brown

Thallus forming mat, trichomes single, curved, entangled with each other; constricted at the septa; heterocyst spherical.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Nalasopara Saltpans INDIA (Record: 10/2002-12/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Velankar, DA and Chaugule, BB (2007) Algae of the saltpans of Nalasopara, Mumbai Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 273-278 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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