Tetraedron minimum (A.Braun) Hansgirg 1889

Division     Chlorophyta
Class     Chlorophyceae
Order     Sphaeropleales
Family    Hydrodictyaceae
Basionym     Polyedrium minimum A.Braun
SynonymTetraëdron platyisthmum (W.Archer) G.S.West; Tetraëdron quadratum (Reinsch) Hansgirg; Tetraëdron minimum var. apiculatoscrobiculatum Skuja

    Cells small and tetragonal with concave side and rounded angles without spines or processes. Cell wall smooth. Cells measure 6-16 μm in diameter.


Freshwater free floating alga occurs in Lake and Ponds.