ROMERIA AND STICHOSIPHON – A NEW REPORTMary Esther Cynthia Johnson and K. Shailaja
Romeria and Stichosiphon are blue green algae. Romeria belongs to the family Oscillatoriaceae. Trichomes are short and cells are cylindrical with rounded poles. Stichosiphon belongs to the family Dermocarpaceae. The cells surrounded by a gelatinous sheath and it is an unicellular alga. Stichosiphon which is reported as an epiphytic alga by Smith (1950) and Desikachary (1958). In the present study occurred as free floating phankton. Both Cyanophyta members are reported for the first time from the Botanical Garden Lake- Madhapur Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh.
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