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Thallus

thallus The vegetative body of a plant that is not differentiated into organs such as stems and leaves, for example algae,... Read More

Seaweed

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

Bryophytes

Bryophytes (nonvascular plants) do not have xylem or phloem. The habitations of this plant group are widely varied and... 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

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Scales

scale A reduced or rudimentary leaf, for example surrounding a dormant bud, a thin flap of tissue, for example on the... Read More

Scale

Scale A reduced or rudimentary leaf, for example surrounding a dormant bud, a thin flap of tissue, for example on the... 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

Phycology

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

Kelp

Definition noun, plural: kelps A brown seaweed of the order Laminariales Supplement The kelp is a brown seaweed... Read More

Microalgae

Microalgae are microscopic algae. They are single-celled algae that may exist independently or in colonies. They are... Read More