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Chlorophyta: Gamophyceae: Zygnematales: Zygnemataceae
Genus: Filament without branching; cell body cylindrical; one or several chloroplasts band-shaped,
spirally arranged within the cell, pyrenoids present; septum with or without folded structure
(Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
About 300 species (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Spirogyra sp. (porticalis ?),
tape No. 0068, time code 2700,
vegetative cells 160 μm long, 65 μm diam.,
1 band-like chloroplast making 5.5 turns in each cell,
Torinome kasen park, Kuroiso city, Tochigi Pref., Japan, January 1999 by Y. Tsukii
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