Octacanthium and Xanthidium (Desmidiaceae, Zygnematophyceae) from Camaçari, State of Bahia, Brazil

Ivania Batista de Oliveira, Carlos Wallace do Nascimento Moura, Carlos Eduardo de Mattos Bicudo

Abstract


As
result of the survey in two Environmental Protection Areas (APA Rio Capivara and APA Lagoas de Guarajuba), Camaçari
city, five new reports of Desmidiaceae (Zygnematophyceae) are presented for the State of Bahia: three for the genus
Octacanthium (O. octocorne var. octocorne, O. borgei and O. longispinum var. longispinum) and two for the genus
Xanthidium (X. regulare var. asteptum and X. antilopaeum var. mamillosum f. mediolaeve). Fifty-six samples of planktonic
and periphytic material were collected during the summer (January to March 2007) and winter (June to August 2007),
both in lotic and lentic environments. Descriptions, illustrations and comparisons with related taxa are presented.



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/scb142

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