Zygnemataceae


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Zygnemataceae

[zig‚nēm·ə′tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of filamentous plants in the order Conjugales; they are differentiated into genera by chloroplast morphology, which may be spiral, bandlike, or cushionlike.
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1976: Fossil spores of Zygnemataceae in ditches of a prehistoric settlement in Hoogkarspel (The Netherlands).
1978: Zygnemataceae in Quaternary Colombian sediments.
Nonpollen palynomorphs suggest moister (presence of Copepoda), and eu- to mesotrophic conditions at the base, followed by drier conditions (unidentified amerospores, type 55A, Zygnemataceae, and Pediastrum), leading to the most recent mesotrophic-ombrotrophic environment characterized by Pleospora, type 82E, and the Sphagnum palustre seep.