genus Chlorella

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Noun1.genus Chlorella - nonmotile unicellular green algae potentially important as source of high-grade protein and B-complex vitamins
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Chlorococcales, order Chlorococcales - unicellular green algae that reproduce by spores
chlorella - any alga of the genus Chlorella
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Prototheca spp are considered achlorophyllic mutants of the green alga genus Chlorella.