genus Chlorococcum

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Noun1.genus Chlorococcum - type genus of Chlorococcales; unicellular green algae occurring singly or in a layer on soil or damp rock
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Chlorococcales, order Chlorococcales - unicellular green algae that reproduce by spores
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Rahat and Reich (1985) described the endosymbiotic relationship between vulgaris group hydras and green algae, and at that time they suggested that the symbiotic algae belonged to the genus Chlorococcum; a few years later those authors described the symbiotic green algae as Symbiococcum hydrae gen.