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A phylum that comprises the green algae. They are more recently treated as a phylum of the kingdom "Protista"
- ‘The green algae are divided into the phyla Streptophyta and Chlorophyta.’
- ‘Representatives of the two main phyla of green plants, the Streptophyta and Chlorophyta, have been examined in these genome analyses.’
- ‘Nuclear DNA content estimates have been published for fewer than 1% of the described species of Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta.’
- ‘There were six free-living Chlorophyta and seven cyanobacteria taxa identified.’
- ‘Taking the Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta together, algae display a level of variation exceeding 1300-fold, although within any of these groups the range is between only 9-and 200-fold.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek khlōros ‘green’ + phuton ‘plant’.
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