Volvox is a polyphyletic genus of chlorophyte green algae in the family
Volvocaceae. It forms spherical colonies of up to 50,000 cells. They live in a
variety of ...
Volvox is a Chlorophyte, or green alga. It exists as a grand spherical colony.
Each little alga within the colony bears two flagella, whip-like hairs. The
Stunning photographs and video clips, and a description of Volvox, can be seen
in this article by Maurice Smith and Ken Jones from Micscape Magazine.
Information about Volvox, a colonial protozoan with flagella.
Scientists who study a family of green algae that includes unicellular
Chlamydomonas and multicellular Volvox are beginning to find answers to this
Volvox. In the division Chlorophyta (green protists), Volvox is a colonial form
made up of 500 to 60,000 biflagellated cells embedded in a gelatinous wall.
About Volvox carteri: brief facts, sexual and asexual modes of reproductions,
illustrations at MetaMicrobe.
any colonial, freshwater green algae of the genus Volvox, forming a hollow,
greenish sphere of flagellated cells. Origin of volvox. Expand. 1790-1800.
May 5, 2007 ... Volvox is a genus of chlorophytes, a type of green algae. It forms spherical
colonies of up to 50000 cells. They live in a variety of freshwater ...
Jul 26, 2006 ... Volvox was once described as "the first multi-cellular plant." Now it is generally
thought of as a colony of algae cells that have made a sort of ...