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Chlorophyta: Gamophyceae: Zygnematales: Desmidiaceae

Xanthidium
Ehrenberg

Family: Unicells or cells loosely attached to form hyphae; cell body varied in shape, a constriction at the center in most species; cell walls consisting of two or more parts, with small pores and various ornaments (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Genus: Variable in shape; strong constriction at center; semicell ellipsoidal, polygonal, etc.; cell wall with simple or branching spines, most of them laterally aligned; 4 plate-like chloroplasts in each semicell; one or more pyrenoids in each chloroplast (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

X. antilopaeum
3 clips
Hiroshima Univ.
Hiroshima, 1998

X. antilopaeum
2 clips
Hiroshima Univ.
Hiroshima, 1998

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