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Domain  Eukaryota
Order  Heterosiphonales
Scientific name  Vaucheria
Rank  genus
Superphylum  Heterokonta
Family  Vaucheriaceae
Higher classification  Vaucheriaceae
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Species  V. borealisV. geminata V. hercyniana V. sessilis V. terrestris V. woroniniana
Similar  Yellow‑green algae, Elysia chlorotica, Oedogonium, Elysia, Tribonema

Vaucheria important features life cycle

Vaucheria is a genus of Xanthophyceae or yellow-green algae. It is one of only two genera in the family Vaucheriaceae. The type species of the genus is Vaucheria disperma.


Vaucheria name

Vaucheria exhibits apical growth from the tip of filaments forming mats in either terrestrial or freshwater environments. Its filaments form coenocytes with a large central vacuole pushing against the surrounding cytoplasm; the vacuole extends along the entire filament except for the growing tip. The chloroplasts are located on the periphery of the cytoplasm with the nuclei aggregating toward the center near the vacuole.

Vaucheria Protist Images Vaucheria

It has a diplontic life cycle, previously thought to be haplontic.

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Some species

  • Vaucheria disperma
  • Vaucheria litorea

  • Vaucheria Vaucheria bursata OFMller CAgardh Algaebase

    Vaucheria Vaucheria Occurrence Reproduction and Life Cycle

    Vaucheria Vaucheria

    Vaucheria Genus Vaucheria Useful Notes on Genus Vaucheria 1392 Words


    Vaucheria Wikipedia