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International Journal on Algae
SJR: 0.229 SNIP: 0.261 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 1521-9429
ISSN Online: 1940-4328

International Journal on Algae

DOI: 10.1615/InterJAlgae.v20.i1.40
pages 33-38

A Preliminary Report on the Aerophytic Algae from Christmas Island, Indian Ocean

Th. E. Smith
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL 31142, USA
S. L. Stephenson
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-1201

ABSTRACT

An annotated list is provided of 21 species of aerophytic algae recovered from samples of soil, dead wood/bark, and old palm fronds collected during a survey carried out on Christmas Island in May 2017. These algae are an understudied group in the south Pacific region of the Southern Hemisphere. Cyanoprokaryota were the dominate group, represented by 11 species. In addition, 10 species of green algae were identified.


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