Kōrero: Life in fresh water

Spirogyra (2 o 3)


Spirogyra (inset) is a green alga that contains one or more very distinctive spiral-shaped chloroplasts in each cell. When its long filaments grow together they can form thick mats. It is very common in ponds and ditches.

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Photograph by Stephen Moore

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Roger Young, 'Life in fresh water - Plants and recyclers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11619/spirogyra (accessed 27 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Roger Young, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007