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Search Results for: chlorophyta

Chlorophyta

Chlorophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live in marine habitats. Some of them are found in... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Charophyta

Charophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live predominantly in freshwater habitats. Members... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Algae

Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Chrysophyta

Definition noun (phycology) A phylum comprised of chrysophytes (golden algae), xanthophytes (yellow-green algae), and... Read More

Euglenophyta

Definition noun (phycology) In old taxonomic classification, a phylum of the Kingdom Protista and comprised of the... Read More

Phycology

Definition noun The scientific study of algae or seaweeds Supplement Phycology is a branch of biology that is concerned with... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Algology

Definition noun (botany) The scientific study of algae (medicine) The branch of medicine that is concerned with the study... Read More

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Protista

Definition noun A taxonomic kingdom in old system of classification (i.e. five kingdom scheme), comprised of species... Read More

Red algae

The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More