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Noun1.Cryptophyta - a phylum in the kingdom Protoctista
kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista - in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals
class Cryptophyceae, Cryptophyceae - motile usually brownish-green protozoa-like algae
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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After remediation in 1995 the water quality improved considerably and winter crops were initially dominated by diatoms, later gradually shifting to dominance by Cryptophyta (Rhodomonas minuta, R.
Groups that are exclusively unicellular (such as Bacillariophyta, Cryptophyta and Dinophyta).
2006) Chlorophyll a 3 Plantae, Algae Pheophytin b 2 Chl b derivative (Plantae, Chlorophya, Euglenophyta) Pheophytin a 1 Chl a derivative (Plantae, Algae) [beta]-Carotene 1 Plantae, Algae Lutein 1 Chlorophya, Euglenophyta, Plantae Alloxanthin 1 Cryptophyta Diatoxanthin 2 Bacillariophyta, Dinophyta, Chrysophyta Zeaxanthin 1 Cyanobacteria (Chlorophya) Echinenone 1 Cyanobacteria Myxoxanthophyll 2 Colonial Cyanobacteria