Chlorella rotunda


Chlorella rotunda
Scientific classification edit
(unranked): Viridiplantae
Phylum: Chlorophyta
Class: Trebouxiophyceae
Order: Chlorellales
Family: Chlorellaceae
Genus: Chlorella
C. rotunda
Binomial name
Chlorella rotunda
Bock, Krienitz & Pröschold, 2011

Chlorella rotunda is a euryhaline, unicellular microalga in the Division Chlorophyta. It is spherical to oval-shaped, is solitary and lacks a mucilaginous envelope.[1]


  1. ^ Bock, Christina, Lothar Krienitz, and Thomas Proeschold. "Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae) using molecular signatures (barcodes), including description of seven new species." Fottea11.2 (2011): 293-312.

Further reading

  • Bashan, Yoav, et al. "Chlorella sorokiniana (formerly C. vulgaris) UTEX 2714, a non-thermotolerant microalga useful for biotechnological applications and as a reference strain." Journal of Applied Phycology (2015): 1–9.
  • Krienitz, Lothar, et al. "Genotypic diversity of Dictyosphaerium–morphospecies (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae) in African inland waters, including the description of four new genera." Fottea 12 (2012): 231–253.

External links

  • AlgaeBase