Zygnema sp. Zygnema sp. C. A. Agardh    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Charophyta   >   Class Conjugatophyceae   >   Order Zygnematales   >   Family Zygnemataceae   >   Genus Zygnema   

Description:

"This genus is easy to identify with its two stellate chloroplasts in each vegetative cell. It is much more difficult to determine the species without conjugating (sexual) material." (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Zygnema species in Wicomico Co., Maryland (10/7/2010). Photographed at 100x magnification. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

A Zygnema species collected in Somerset Co., Maryland (4/19/2015). Photographed at 400x magnification. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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