One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Algae belonging to a large group that includes many seaweeds, typically olive brown or greenish in color. They contain xanthophyll in addition to chlorophyll.
- ‘Some are featureless and probably represent bacterial mats, but a few have a stalk and seem to represent some sort of seaweed-like algae, possibly brown algae (phaeophytes).’
- ‘First, although the ‘algae’ are not monophyletic, the red algae, brown algae, etc., are monophyletic groups.’
- ‘The largest of the chromists are the Phaeophyta, the brown algae - the largest brown algae may reach over 30 meters in length.’
- ‘When presented with five macroalgal species concurrently, H. sanguineus preferred green algae to red and brown algae.’
- ‘Ribbed mussels, green algae (Enteromorpha spp.) and species of brown algae (Ascophyllum and Fucus) are often seen at the base of the mats of Spartina.’
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