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Cyanophyceae: Nostocales: Oscillatoriaceae

Lyngbya confervoides

Family: Trichome (filamentous structure) lacks heterocysts; with equal diameter throughout whole length; no hair-like structure; no branching.
Genus: A single trichome within a rigid sheath; sheath clear or yellowish; filaments planktonic or agglutinated (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Lyngbya confervoides Agardh, trichome 19 μm diam., x 400, x 640, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Oscillatoria Oscillatoria

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