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Chlorophyta (green algae - part, green seaweeds)

Life > Eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida


Genera in southern Africa


Genera: Acetabularia, Caulerpa, Chladophora, Codium, Pithophora, Pseudonochloris, Rhizoclonium.



Genera: Botryococcus, Chlorella, Choricystis, Coccomyxa, Microthamnion, Nannochloris,
Oocystis, Pabia, Prasiola, Prototheca, Trebouxia.



Genera: Bracteacoccus, Chlamydomonas (P), Desmodesmus, Floydiella,
Hydrodictyon, Oedegonium, Pediastrum, Scenedesmus, Volvox. Incertae sedis:
Carteria, Cylindrocapsa, Hafniomonas, Mychanastes, Treubaria, Trochiscia.



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