Botryococcus braunii Algae (LM)


Light micrograph (LM) of the green algae species Botryococcus braunii. This species, a green, pyramid shaped planktonic microalga of the order Chlorococcales, is notable for its ability to produce high amounts of hydrocarbons, and may one day be utilized for biofuel applications. Magnification unknown.

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