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Gamophyceae: Desmidales: Desmidiaceae
(Charophyceae: Zygnematales: Desmidiaceae)

Micrasterias mahabuleshwarensis
Hobson var. wallichii (Grunow) W. et G.S. West

Genus: 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).

Micrasterias mahabuleshwarensis var. wallichii (Grunow) W. et G.S. West, tape No. 0331, time code 0000, cell body 162 μm long (semicell 81 μm long), 84 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Niigata Pref., Japan, May 2001, collected by N. Kinoshita, photo by Y. Tsukii

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