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


Family: Cell wall with 2 or more partitions.
Subfamily: Cell division occurs at central constriction.

Genus: Cell body short, radiate in shape; apical view of the cell, triangular, polygonal, ellipsoidal or spindle-shaped; zygospores formed outside of mother cells (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

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