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|Noun||1.||class Ulvophyceae - alternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications|
Chlorophyta, division Chlorophyta - large division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls; classes Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, and Charophyceae; obviously ancestral to land plants
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders