The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Glomus clarus T.H. Nicolson & N.C. Schenck (1979)

Basionyms and other popular names: Glomus clarum T.H. Nicolson & N.C. Schenck (1979) ≡ Rhizophagus clarus (T.H. Nicolson & N.C. Schenck) C. Walker & A. Schüßler(2010) ≡ Rhizoglomus clarum (T.H. Nicolson & N.C. Schenck) Sieverd., G.A. Silva & Oehl (2015) ≡ Glomus clarum T.H. Nicolson & N.C. Schenck (1979)]
Glomus clarus is reported from 2 state(s) of India namely Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, GPS location for which is shown in map. Data can also be searched by location by clicking distribution map in menu checklist. A conclusion about their occurrence has been drawn on basis of culture based studies (bibliography given below). Availability of live culture of Glomus clarus can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Glomus clarus is available at
Taxonomically reliable and clean sequences spanning small subunit (SSU) rRNA, Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and large subunit rRNA region isolated from live cultures of AM fungal spores of Glomus clarus have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Glomerales
Family   : Glomeraceae
Genus   :Glomus
Species :clarus
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Koul KK, Agarwal S and Lone R (2012) Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Associated With the Medicinal Plants from Gwalior-Chambal Region of Madhya Pradesh-India. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 12 (8): 1004-1011
  2. Rajeshkumar PP& Thomas GV& Gupta A& Gopal M (2015) Diversity, richness and degree of colonization of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in coconut cultivated along with intercrops in high productive zone of Kerala, IndiaSymbiosis (2015) 65:125–141