Six new species of terrestrial algae from Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica

Six species are described and compared with related algae. All were isolated in culture from terrestrial habitats on Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica. They are: Botrydiopsis constricta sp. nov. (Mischococcales, Xanthophyceae), Heterothrix antarctica sp. nov. (Tribonematales, Xanthophyceae), Sphaerocystis oleifera sp. nov. (Chlorococcales, Chlorophyceae), Sphaerocystis signiensis sp. nov., Sphaerocystis bilobata sp. nov. and Fottea pyrenoidosa sp. nov. (Ulothricales, Chlorophyceae).

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Publication status:
Published
Author(s):
Authors: Broady, Paul A.

Date:
1 January, 1976
Journal/Source:
British Phycological Journal / 11
Page(s):
387-405
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
https://doi.org/10.1080/00071617600650451