Identification of genus Closterium species (Nitzsch ex ralfs) from the Tirumala hills, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India
A Rekha, P Sujathamma
Fresh water taxonomical studies on Tirumala hills reported 16 taxa of Closterium species, which are first reported from the study area and as well as Chittoor district. Among them 8 species are first reported from the Andhra Pradesh. They are Closterium acerosum var. angolense, Closterium delpontei, Closterium incurvum, Closterium jenneri var. jenneri, Closterium littorale var. littorale, Closterium ralfsii var. hybridum, Closterium subulatum and Closterium venus.