Algae vs Spirogyra - What's the difference?

algae | spirogyra |


As nouns the difference between algae and spirogyra

is that algae is (alga) while spirogyra is any of a group of freshwater, filamentous green algae, of the genus , having chloroplasts arranged in spirals.

algae

English

Noun

(head)
  • (alga)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    alga

    English

    (wikipedia alga)

    Noun

    (algae)
  • (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds.
  • Usage notes

    * (term) is a non-standard plural.

    Hyponyms

    * seaweed

    spirogyra

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia spirogyra) (en noun)
  • Any of a group of freshwater, filamentous green algae, of the genus , having chloroplasts arranged in spirals.