Algae of Australia

Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae

April 2007
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  • Publisher
    CSIRO Publishing
  • Published
    12th April 2007
  • ISBN 9780643094314
  • Language English
  • Pages 200 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9.5"
  • Images photos & illus

Documents five families, 14 genera and 210 species of red and green freshwater algae.

"At last the Algae of Australia series appears! This book should be in the library of every catchment management authority, freshwater research facility and university, and used extensively in first year labs."
Michelle T. Casanova, Australian Systematic Botany Newsletter, June-September 2007

Michelle T. Casanova - , Australian Systematic Botany Newsletter

"The authors are to be congratulated."

Eileen J. Cox - , Freshwater Biology

An up-to-date account of a significant component of the Australian freshwater habitats: rivers, creeks, lakes, swamps, ponds, billabongs etc.
Authoritative identification keys
Full descriptions and synonymy
Habitat information
Distribution map for each species
Photographs and line-illustrations of most species

Helen J Foard

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Simon Lewis

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Stephen Skinner

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Timothy J. Entwisle

Timothy J. Entwisle is a highly respected scientist and scientific communicator with a broad interest in plants, science and gardens. He was Director of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens for eight years, spent two years at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew then returned to Australia in 2013 and is currently Director and Chief Executive of Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.