Chlorella volutis


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

Chlorella volutis is a species of 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.
  • Bock, Christina, et al. "Classification of crucigenoid algae: phylogenetic position of the reinstated genus Lemmermannia, Tetrastrum spp. Crucigenia tetrapedia, and C. lauterbornii (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) 1." Journal of Phycology 49.2 (2013): 329–339.

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