Definition of Genus Chlorella

1. Noun. Nonmotile unicellular green algae potentially important as source of high-grade protein and B-complex vitamins.

Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Chlorococcales, Order Chlorococcales
Member holonyms: Chlorella



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chlorella

genus Chimaphila
genus Chimonanthus
genus Chinchilla
genus Chinchona
genus Chiococca
genus Chionanthus
genus Chirocephalus
genus Chironomus
genus Chiton
genus Chlamydera
genus Chlamydia
genus Chlamydomonas
genus Chlamydosaurus
genus Chlamyphorus
genus Chloranthus
genus Chlorella (current term)
genus Chloris
genus Chlorococcum
genus Chlorophis
genus Chlorophoneus
genus Chlorophyllum
genus Chloroxylon
genus Chlorura
genus Choeronycteris
genus Choloepus
genus Chondrus
genus Chordeiles
genus Chordospartium
genus Choriotis
genus Chorizagrotis

Literary usage of Genus Chlorella

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 The latter genus is obsolete, having included Algae which are now referred to a number of other genera.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 (? ..."

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