image_list image_listE

Chlorophyceae: Palmellales: Palmellaceae

Palmella sp.

Palmella Genus: Colony within a gelatinous bag; cells uniformly arranged at the peripheral matrix; cell body spherical or ellipsoidal; without pseudo-flagella; 2-4 cells form a small subset; a single chloroplast cup-shaped, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998). Small colonies planktonic or large ones attached to other substrates (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Palmella mucosa Kützing ?, cell body nearly spherical, 10 μm in diam., x 640, Takasaki park, Takasaki city, Gunma Pref., Japan, April 11, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Palmella mucosa Palmella mucosa Palmella mucosa Palmella mucosa Palmella mucosa

Please click on images for viewing enlarged.
Copyright Protist Information Server