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Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales: Ulotrichaceae

Geminella ellipsoidea
(Prescott) Smith

Genus: Filamentous algae without branching, no rhizoids, covered with gelatinous sheath; cell body cylindrical or ellipsoidal, cells attached side by side or separated; a single chloroplast band-form, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Species: Filament covered with a thick gelatinous coat; 2 or 4 cells closely contacted; cell body elongated ellipsoid or ovoid, 4-6 μm long, 7-9 μm wide; chloroplasts parietal, with a single pyrenoid (Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae, vol.4, 1985).

Geminella ellipsoidea (or Microspora sp. ?), tape No. 0329, time code 0000, cell body 8 μm long, 11 μm wide, x 100, x 200, x 400, x 640, Karasugamori, Nishinasuno town, Tochigi Pref., Japan, 2001 by Y. Tsukii

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