Definition of Chlorococcum
1. Noun. Type genus of Chlorococcales; unicellular green algae occurring singly or in a layer on soil or damp rock.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Chlorococcales, Order Chlorococcales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorococcum
Literary usage of Chlorococcum
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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"An undescribed form which greatly resembles Chlorococcum has ... It should be placed in a different genus. FIG. 190. Chlorococcum ..."
2. British Fresh-water Algae, Exclusive of Desmidieae and Diatomaceae by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1882)
"Chlorococcum. Fries. (1825.) Cells subglobose, single or in clusters. ... 5. Cells and family magnified 400 diameters. Chlorococcum ..."
3. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1875)
"... have given a full description and figure of the species under Chlorococcum, and have added a further description and figure (both from Rabenhorst) under ..."
4. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"It is important to note, that although the larger number of the above are blue-green algae, yet the two species of green algae. Chlorococcum humicola and ..."
5. Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany: For High Schools and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1890)
"... of a Volvox colony, or other green Flagellata, to which there is little doubt that they are related. FIG. 12. — Chlorococcum, a plant related to ..."