Definition of Genus Chlorococcum

1. Noun. Type genus of Chlorococcales; unicellular green algae occurring singly or in a layer on soil or damp rock.

Exact synonyms: Chlorococcum
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Chlorococcales, Order Chlorococcales

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chlorococcum

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
genus Chloris
genus Chlorococcum (current term)
genus Chlorophis
genus Chlorophoneus
genus Chlorophyllum
genus Chloroxylon
genus Chlorura
genus Choeronycteris
genus Choloepus
genus Chondrus
genus Chordeiles
genus Chordospartium
genus Choriotis
genus Chorizagrotis
genus Chorizema
genus Christella

Literary usage of Genus Chlorococcum

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1. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1828)
"... to the alga colouring the snow, and therefore place the present plant in the genus Chlorococcum, defined at t. 262. Such, however, being the generic ..."

2. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge by Smithsonian Institution (1874)
"... together before thus becoming quiescent, so as to make little colonies (fig. 5, pi. 7). Genus CHLOROCOCCUM, FRIES. ..."

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