Definition of Genus Chlamydomonas
1. Noun. Type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Chlamydomonadaceae, Family Chlamydomonadaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chlamydomonas
Literary usage of Genus Chlamydomonas
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1. A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae by George Stephen West (1904)
"... abundant species in small pools, more • particularly of rain-water. Diam. vegetative cells 10—16 p (fig. 73 A—G). genus Chlamydomonas Ehrenb., 1833. ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"I have had the genus Chlamydomonas under investigation for several years, observing its various species for the most part in pure cultures grown upon both ..."
3. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"The course of life of these plants may be illustrated in two examples. The genus Chlamydomonas consists of isolated ..."
4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"The type genus, Chlamydomonas, is remarkable for the variations from species to species in the character and behaviour of the gametes. ..."
5. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"Several species of the genus Chlamydomonas are very common in stagnant water. Each Chlamydomonas-cell consists of a roundish mass of proto- ..."
6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1913)
"... in Certain Species of Grass-green Algae with special reference to Pure Culture Methods. MILDRED WEBSTER SPARGO SCHRAMM: The genus Chlamydomonas. ..."