Gamophyceae: Desmidales: Desmidiaceae
(Charophyceae: Zygnematales: Desmidiaceae)
Cell body flat, large, variable in shape, longer than wide; strong constriction at center;
each semicell with several notches; cell wall with many short spines
(Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
tape No. 0133, time code 0000,
cell body 89 μm long (semicell 44 μm long), 89 μm wide,
x 200, x 400, x 640, Hiroshima Pref., Japan, October 1998, by Y. Tsukii
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