Sexual and asexual reproduction of
green algae: reproduction by the union of male and female gametes
or by other parts of an organism.
Sexual reproduction: reproduction by the union of male and female
Entrance of the antherozoid: place where the antherozoid penetrates.
Egg: embryonic stage of the alga, which precedes by zygotic stage.
Zigote: fertilized egg.
Zoospore: swimming reproductive cell.
Liberation of the spores: release of the elements of a cell that
develop into algae.
Single zoospore: single swimming reproductive cell.
Crampon: attachment organ of algae.
Asexual reproduction: reproduction by another way than the union
of male and female gametes, by other parts of an organism.
Zoosporangium: part of the alga that produces zoospores.
Pyrenoid: clear sphere that envelops grains of starch.
Antherozoid: male gamete of an alga.
Antheridium: part of an alga that produces antherozoids.
Oogonium: organ in which the oospheres form.
Oosphere: female gamete of an alga.