Spirogyra and company

Spirogyra is a type of green algae of the Zygnemataceae family. It is named for its spiral arrangement of the chloroplasts. It is commonly found in freshwater areas.

This work belongs to a series created in memory of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch scientist who made powerful microscopes. He was the first man to see these microbes and to write about them.