Volvox aureus, Class/30
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|Protist Set 2 (4 Cultures)||L 12B||$36.99|
For 30 students.
Volvox aureus is a species of colonial green algae that forms spherical colonies of cells.
- Extremely easy to visualize
- Beautiful spherical, hollow colonies containing immature daughter cells
- Volvox has green plastids and cell walls composed of cellulose
- Cytoplasmic connections are the size of flagella- thinner than closely related V.globator (also available)
Volvox aureus is a species of Chlorophyte algae that can be found in freshwater lakes and ponds. When in optimal conditions, V. aureus will reproduce asexually; during times of drought or other adversity it will switch to sexual reproduction.
Genus: Volvox Species: aureus
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