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Planktonic Unicellular and Colonial algae

Phylum Chlorophyta Botryococcus Colonial Chlorophyte: planktonic, sometimes bloom-forming. Colony is very dense, making cells hard to see; contains yellow oil droplets which can be squeezed out under a …
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spirogyra

The Genus Spirogyra

Phylum Chlorophyta; sub-phylum Chlorophyceae; Order Zygnematales; Family Zygnemataceae Spirogyra species are unbranched filamentous green algae. The cell wall is characteristically straight and parallel-sided (compare with Oedogonium, Microspora …
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The Genus Microspora

Phylum Chlorophyta; sub-phylum Chlorophyceae; Order Ulotrichales; Family Microsporaceae Microspora species are unbranched filamentous green algae. There is a single dense net-like chloroplast, usually filling the cell, no …
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Mougeotia

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 …
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The Genus Ulothrix

Phylum Chlorophyta; sub-phylum Chlorophyceae; Order Zygnematales; Family Zygnemataceae Ulothrix species are unbranched filamentous green algae. The cells are typically about as broad as they are long (or broader). …
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