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Chlorophyta

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Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum/Division:Chlorophyta

Description

This group is commonly known as the green algae. They have the dominance of the green pigments, chlorophyll a and b which masks the other pigments, thus giving it its colour and name. Reproduction in this group can be both sexual (by motile gametes or vegetative multiplication) and asexual (by motile or immotile spores).

Each algae in this class is a mulitinucleate cell with a form that is made of tubes. There are two different forms; homo…
Members are unicellular, filamentous or colonial. This is distinguished mainly on the basis of ultrastructural morpholog…
This group includes some of the largest and most conspicuous green algae. They are diverse in their morphology and habit…
Members are unicellular or filamentous green algae common in freshwater, although some species are terrestrial. The shap…
 
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