genus Nitella

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Noun1.genus Nitella - fragile branching stonewortsgenus Nitella - fragile branching stoneworts  
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Characeae, family Characeae - green algae superficially resembling horsetail ferns: stoneworts
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This last fact is potentially enlightening, because (for example) of Mandal and Ray's (2001) cytotaxonomic study of the genus Nitella (Charophyceae), in which a uniform chromosome number of n = 18 was found.
Karyotype analysis and cytotaxonomic study in the genus Nitella (Charophyceae).