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Water silk, Spirogyra sp.. Growing in a slow flowing plain river of clean water. Spirogyra is a cosmopolitan, freshwater, filamentous green alga, represented by about 300 species. Is used in nutritional, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. It's a hepatic antioxidant. Portugal

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Natural resources use / Agronomy / Plant use / Medicinal plant

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Freshwater species

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Flora / Alga / Green alga / Chlorophyta / Spirogyra (Spirogyra sp)

Matter (substance) / Chemical property / Antioxidant

Daily life / Cosmetics

Flora / Alga

Area / Naturalness / Natural area


Light effect / Reflection

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Body of water / River (stream)

Area / Freshwater wetland area

Individual / Nobody

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Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Thallophyta / Chlorophyta / Zygnematophyceae / Zygnemataceae / Spirogyra

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