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Chlorophyta: Gamophyceae: Zygnematales: Desmidiaceae

Pleurotaenium

Genus: Cell body long cylindroid; a slight constriction at center; cross section of the semicells spherical, slightly swell at the center but without a folded structure as Docidium; slightly tapered toward both ends, which are truncated and smooth or surrounded by granules or various small structures; laterally straight or wavy, with spiny projections in some species; 2-10 ribbon-like chloroplasts in each semicell; with many pyrenoids; a vacuole containing active granules at both ends same as in Closterium; cell wall mostly dotted, but with spines or other patterns in some species (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

P. minutum
11 clips
Hiroshima, 1998

P. minutum
5 clips
Hiroshima, 1998

P. minutum
3 clips
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Pref, Year

P. trabecula
6 clips
Japan, 1998

P. trabecula
3 clips
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Pref, Year

P. kayei
6 clips
340 x 46 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

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