Coleochaete is a highly developed member of the algal section of Chlorobionta. Cells lying side by side are connected by plasmodesmata for communication and distribution. indicates 10 µm.
The specimen was gathered in the wetlands of Oderbruch (Oder valley 100 km north east of Berlin). The image was built up using several photomicrographic frames with manual stacking technique. Images were taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.
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