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- Katsura, Hirotaka, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of phycology 2019 v.55 no.1 pp. 196-203
- Bacillariophyceae; Parmales; algae; cell walls; ontogeny; ribs; silica; transmission electron microscopy
- ... Triparma laevis f. inornata is a unicellular alga belonging to the Bolidophyceae, which is most closely related to diatoms. Like diatoms, T. laevis f. inornata has a siliceous cell wall. The cell wall of T. laevis f. inornata consists of four round plates (three shields and one ventral plate) and one dorsal and three girdle plates. But, unlike diatoms, T. laevis f. inornata cells can grow when con ...