HyperDic: division_chlorophyta

English > 1 sense of the expression division Chlorophyta:
NOUNanimaldivision Chlorophyta, Chlorophytalarge division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll ... / chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls
English > division Chlorophyta: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll ... / chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls; classes Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, and Charophyceae; obviously ancestral to land plants.
SynonymChlorophyta
Member ofProtoctista, kingdom ProtoctistaIn most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista
MembersCharophyceae, class CharophyceaeIn some classifications
Chlorophyceae, class Chlorophyceaealgae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments
Ulvophyceae, class UlvophyceaeAlternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications
green algae, chlorophytealgae that are clear green in color
Broaderdivision(biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger / larger category
Spanishclorófitos
Catalancloròfits

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