Hariotina polychorda (Korshikov) E. Hegewald 2002

Division     Chlorophyta
Class     Trebouxiophyceae
Order     Sphaeropleales
Family    Scenedesmaceae
Basionym     Coelastrum reticulatum var. polychordum Korshikov
SynonymCoelastrum polychordum (Korshikov) Hindák

    Colonies spherical in shape and consists of 8, 16, 32 or 64 cells. Cell spherical shows wart like processes and truncated external sides. Cells interconnected to the adjacent cells by 1-3 long, slender fingerlike processes. Cells show laminar, parietal chloroplast with a pyrenoid. Cells 9-17 μm in diameter.


Occurs in mesotrophic to eutrophic lakes, ponds and reservoirs.