Definition of Genus Chlorella
1. Noun. Nonmotile unicellular green algae potentially important as source of high-grade protein and B-complex vitamins.
Group relationships: Chlorococcales, Order Chlorococcales
Member holonyms: Chlorella
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chlorella
Literary usage of Genus Chlorella
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1. A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae by George Stephen West (1904)
"... Ag." The latter genus is obsolete, having included Algae which are now referred to a number of other genera. genus Chlorella ..."
2. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin, George Bond Howes, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1902)
"... vegetable organisms (algae) capable of being cultivated and propagated after removal from the animal. They are referable to the genus Chlorella (? ..."