The Genus Mougeotia

Phylum Chlorophyta, sub-phylum Chlorophyceae, order Zygnematales, fam. Zygnemataceae. Mougeotia species are unbranched filamentous green algae. The cell wall is characteristically straight and parallel-sided (compare with Oedogonium, Microspora or Stigeoclonium, which sometimes have bulbous cells). They have a single chloroplast in the form of an axial plate or ribbon which usually almost fills the length of the cell. The chloroplast […]

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