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desmids

unicellular or colonial green ALGAE.
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Present report describes a new desmid species, Cosmarium bromelicola sp.
Lenzenweger and Lutz (2006) studied algae from very humid moss patches along the rims of small ponds near the shore of the Kongsfjorden in July 2004 and reported 58 taxa of desmids. Kim et al.
5 Live desmid micrasterias rotata in water under darkfield illumination at 80X by M.
It was maximum in December (27.1%) and minimum in July (3.0%) and desmids constituted 11%, it was maximum in October (28.6%) and minimum in January (3.1%).