Descriptive Study of Some Epiphytic Algae (Non diatoms) After Restoration of Mesopotamian Marshes, Southern of Iraq


The present study conducted on epiphytic algae from four host macrophytes (Phragmites australisTrinex, Typha domengensis Pers, Ceratophyllum demersum L., and Potamogeton pectinatus L.) in restoring marshes of Mesopotamian marshes, southern Iraq. The study was carried in Al- Hawizah marshes. Three classes, nine orders, twenty three genera and thirty-four species of epiphytic algae were described in the studied restoration marshes.