With the Live Spirogyra Green Algae Culture, Class Size of 30 for biology and life science, investigate green algae, which are a division that includes both microscopic and macroscopic forms found in a remarkable diversity of habitats.
Spirogyra. Filaments composed of cylindrical cells with large central vacuoles and distinctive ribbon-like spiral chloroplasts. Reproduce sexually by conjugation.
Green Algae includes both microscopic and macroscopic forms found in a remarkable diversity of habitats. The green algae are very common in aquatic and terrestrial environments and as endosymbionts among lichens, protozoans, and cnidaria. Food is stored as starch and pigments in the division are chlorophylls a and b, carotenes and xanthophylls.