Lobosphaera incisa

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Lobosphaera incisa
Scientific classification e
(unranked): Viridiplantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Trebouxiophyceae
Order: Trebouxiales
Family: Trebouxiaceae
Genus: Lobosphaera
Species: L. incisa
Binomial name
Lobosphaera incisa
(Reisigl) Karsten, Friedl, Schumannn, Hoyer & Lembcke
Synonyms
  • Myrmecia incisa Reisigl
  • Parietochloris incisa (Reisigl) Shin Watanabe

Lobosphaera incisa, formerly Parietochloris incisa, is a fresh-water green algae.[1] It is the richest plant source of the PUFA arachidonic acid.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2007). "Species: Lobosphaera incisa taxonomy browser". AlgaeBase version 4.2 World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2018-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Lipid and fatty acid composition of the green oleaginous alga Parietochloris incisa, the richest plant source of arachidonic acid" at Bashan Foundation, 25 February 2002