from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of microscopic unicellular algæ, much resembling the Desmidiaceæ, from which they are distinguished by a silicification of the cell-wall and by the presence of a brownish pigment which conceals the green of the chlorophyl.
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