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Account on Rhodophyceae and their significance from the coastline of Andhra Pradesh, India


This paper documents 58 taxa of Rhodophyceae which are recorded from the coastline of Andhra Pradesh. Of these, 15 taxa are new distributional records to Andhra Pradesh and one species forms an addition to th Indian macro-algal flora. The new records are described in detail and all the taxa are provided with data on distribution, seasonal availability and economic significance.


Lectotype, Chilocarpus malabaricus, endemic, southern India.



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