Characeae


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Related to Characeae: Charophyte, stoneworts
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Noun1.Characeae - green algae superficially resembling horsetail ferns: stoneworts
protoctist family - any of the families of Protoctista
Charales, order Charales - small order of macroscopic fresh and brackish water algae with a distinct axis: stoneworts
stonewort - any of various submerged aquatic algae of the genus Chara having nodes with whorled filamentlike branches; usually encrusted with calcium carbonate deposits
Chara, genus Chara - green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts
genus Nitella, Nitella - fragile branching stoneworts
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Levantamento floristico das Characeae (Chlorophyta) de Mato Grosso e Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil: Chara.
2+] regulation of myosin sliding along characeae actin bundles.
Occurrence of Characeae in Switzerland over the last two centuries (1800-2000).
Schoenoplectus lacustris and Phragmites australis occupied the habitats suited for Characeae and rare species (Alisma gramineum and Zannichellia palustris); in the areas enclosed of waves the decayed plants concentrated; and the processes of water logging of the falls of rivers were observed (Baleviciene and Zinkeviciene 1997).