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Penium polymorphum
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Charophyta
Class: Zygnematophyceae
Order: Desmidiales
Family: Peniaceae
Genus: Penium
Bréb. ex Ralfs

Penium is a genus of green algae, and the sole member of the family Peniaceae.[1] The genus contains about 39 species.


  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Penium. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 

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