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Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales: Ulotrichaceae

Ulothrix sp.

Ulothrix Family: Chloroplasts plate-like or ribbon-like; sexual reproduction by isogamy.
Genus: Without gelatinous sheath; filaments consist of many cells; rhizoid formed at one end (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Species: cell body cylindrical or somewhat laterally swelled, 6-12 μm long, 8-12 μm wide; a single chloroplast plate-like, parietal covering half of the cell wall, with a pyrenoid (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Similar Genus ->> Klebsormidium

Ulothrix sp. or Klebsormidium flaccidum (?), vegetative cells 7-15 μm long, 16 μm diam., with 1 chloroplast, x 400, Japan, 1998 by Y. Tsukii
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