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Algal Diversity on and around Lodoicea maldivica (J. E. Gmel.) Pres. (Double Coconut) in AJC Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah


38 algal taxa belonging to 6 Classes viz. Cyanophyceae (15), Xanthophyceae (2), Chrysophyceae (2), Bacillariophyceae (10), Euglenophyceae (2) and Chlorophyceae (7) were recorded between July October, 2010 from Lodoicea maldivica (J. E. Gmel.) Pres. (Double Coconut) and its surrounding area in the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden (AJCBIBG), Howrah. This is the first report on algae on and around this interesting palm.


Algae, Diversity, Double Coconut Palm.



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