Achnanthes subrostrata var. appalachiana Camburn and Lowe var. nov., a New Diatom from the Southern Appalachian Mountains


Keith E. Camburn

Additional Authors:

Rex L. Lowe


December – 1978


Achnanthes, subrostrata, appalachiana, Camburn, Lowe, Diatom, Appalachia, Mountains, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee

The morphology and distribution of <em>Achnanthes subrostrata</em> var. <em>appalachiana</em>, an abundantly occurring diatom new to science was investigated. This diatom appears to be indigenous to mountainous streams and has been found in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee.