Vaucheria (division Xanthophyta) A genus of algae which have little in common with the other members of the Xanthophyta apart from the presence of forward-directed tinsel and backward-directed whiplash flagella on the spermatozoids. The algae are bright green, filamentous, coenocytic, and irregularly branched. They are common in still or slow-moving fresh water and on damp soil.
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