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Cyanophyceae: Nostocales: Oscillatoriaceae

Spirulina laxa
G.M. West

Family: Trichome (filamentous structure) lacks heterocysts; with equal diameter throughout whole length; no hair-like structure; no branching.
Genus: (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Spirulina laxa G.M. West, cell body μm long, 2 μm wide, x 640, river bank of Arakawa, near Doman-green Park, Nishi-Urawa, Saitama Pref., Japan, November 2003 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Spirulina laxa Spirulina laxa Spirulina laxa

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