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ALGAE > Volume 13(2); 1998 > Article
ALGAE 1998;13(2): 173-197.
Floristic and Taxonomic Accounts of the Genus Euglena(Euglenophyceae) from Korean Fresh Waters
Jun-Tae Kim, Sung-Min Boo, Bozena Zakrys
Department of Biology, Chungnam National University, Department of Plant Systematics and Geography, Warsaw University
ABSTRACT
This paper contains description, illustrations and key identify 22 taxa of the genus Euglena collected from 58 sites of Korean fresh waters. Of these, 12 taxa are recorded for the first time in the euglenoid flora of Korea: E. archaeoplastidiata, E. caudata, E. granulata, E. oblonga, E. obtusa, E. deses var. deses, E. intermedia, E. ehrenbergii var. baculifera, E. limnophila, E. texta, E. truncata, and E. variabilis. Most of the members are cosmopolitan, whereas E. archaeoplastidiata, E. ehrenbergii var. baculifera, E. truncata, and E. variabilis are the rare taxa in the world flora of euglenoids.
Key words: Euglena, Euglenophyceae, flora, freshwater algae, Korea, taxonomy


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