Gallery of Desmids by Jan Parmentier & Wim van Egmond

Filamentous Desmids

In Desmidium the cells are narrow and firmly attached to each other. It is a true filamentous desmid.

In some species (Desmidium swartzii) the cells are slightly twisted so the whole colony forms a helix.


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