Monographs Details: Chroococcus turgidus var. uniformis N.L.Gardner
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Description:Species Description - Families of 4 up to 50 µ diam. with tegument; single cells with tegument 24-26 µ diam., without tegument 13-17 µ diam. (up to 25 µ) in the colony, bright aeruginous; tegument homogeneous, hyaline, 7-10 µ thick.
Distribution and Ecology - Growing among other species of algae on damp rocks, Coamo Springs, no. 287 a, type.
The variety is especially to be distinguished from the species by the complete absence of lamination of the tegument and by the larger size of the colonies.