Trentepohlia

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Trentepohlia (division Chlorophyta) A genus of algae in which the thallus is typically bright orange and minutely filamentous, resembling orange velvet to the naked eye. It is found on rocks, leaves, tree bark, etc.; also as the phycobiont in certain lichens.

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