Chlorophyta

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Noun1.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
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
Chlorophyceae, class Chlorophyceae - algae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments
chlorophyte, green algae - algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water
class Ulvophyceae, Ulvophyceae - alternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications
Charophyceae, class Charophyceae - in some classifications: contains only the order Charales
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
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Mussels preferentially cleared and ingested crypto-phytes (9-50 [micro]m) compared with chlorophytes (6-650 [micro]m) and dinoflagellates (37-250 [micro]m).
This method allowed us to distinguish the other algal groups apart from the dominating diatoms: cyanobacteria (planktonic species with gas vacuoles not taken into account), chlorophytes, and others.
A common scenario for the phytoplankton was noted in all the reservoirs with scarce dominance variance: diatoms in mixis and chlorophytes and cyanobacteria in stratification with a few abundant species, such as Bacillariophyta: Aulacoseira granulata, Cyclotella meneghiniana; Chlorophyta: Chlamydomonas spp., Planktosphaeria gelatinosa, Sphaerocystis schroeterii, Oocystis spp., Monoraphidium spp., Closterium spp., and Cyanobacteria: Dolichospermum flos-aquae, Microcystis aeruginosa, M.
We observed highest densities of Bacillariophyceae in the dry period, whereas in the rainy period the cyanobacteria and chlorophytes increased.
Assessment of three tropical chlorophytes as bioassay organisms for nitrogen and phosphorus enrichment in freshwater ecosystems.
At the polluted site (S3), 4 macroalgal species prospered: 2 chlorophytes (Enteromorpha intestinalis and Ulva lactuca), the rhodophyte Jania adhaerens and the phaeophyte Ectocarpus siliculosus (Table 3).
The color groups are brown algae (phaeophytes), green algae (chlorophytes), and red algae (rhodophytes) [48].
Seven different phytoplankton taxa (namely diatoms, cyanobacteria, prymnesiophytes, dinoflagellates, chlorophytes, chrysophytes, prochlorophytes), determined by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), were consistently present in the coastal waters during 2008-2011.
Such growth retardation effect is similar to those examined from the chlorophytes Chlorella vulgaris [45] and Closterium ehrenbergii [46] and the dinoflagellate P.
Chlorophytes are probably the richest algal group in chlorophyll-a, which may achieve more than 1.5% d.w.
Chlorophytes evolved more than a billion years ago in the fossil record.