Alga

  • (noun): Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
    Synonyms: algae

Some articles on alga:

Caulerpa Taxifolia - Introduced Species - Possible Natural Control Method
... sucking out the white viscous liquid inside the stem this causes the alga to become limp, discolored, and dead ... As the slug does so, it absorbs the alga's poison ... however, and so is unable to eradicate this invasive alga ...
Torbanite
... microscopic plant remains similar in appearance to the fresh-water colonial green alga Botryococcus braunii ... This evidence and extracellular hydrocarbons produced by the alga have led scientists to examine the alga as a source of Permian torbanites and a possible producer of biofuels ...
Alga, Jalal-Abad
... Alga is a village in the Jalal-Abad Province in the west of Kyrgyzstan. ...
Myriotrichia
... Myriotrichia is a genus of brown alga ... At warm temperatures 18 °C (64 °F), the alga reproduces sexually, forming single chambered "meiosporangia" ... The alga has a small genome with approximately 12 chromosomes ...
List Of Sequenced Plastomes - Nucleomorph Genomes
... that ability was acquired via symbiosis with a unicellular green alga (chlorophyte) or red alga (rhodophyte) ... does the chloroplast of the former unicellular alga retain its own genome, but a remnant of the alga is also retained ...