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Chlorophyta: Charophyceae

Coleochaete orbicularis

Coleochaete Genus: Unicellular, solitary or gregarious; cells flask-shaped composed of globose basal portion and a narrow cylindrical gelatinous sheath, with a long fine seta extending from the cell through the sheath (Photomicrog. Fresh-w. Alg. 4, 1985).
Species: Cells 10-20 μm in diameter at the base (Photomicrog. Fresh-w. Alg. 4, 1985).

Coleochaete orbicularis Pringsheim ?, colony about 260 μm wide, cell body μm long, μm wide, L/W=, x 200, x 400, x 640, a small pond at Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro city, Hokkaido, Japan, October 13, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
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