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Archaeplastida (green algae, green seaweeds, red seaweeds, land plants)

Life > Eukaryotes

Summary

Genera in southern Africa

Glaucophyta

Genera: Cyanophora, Glaucocystis, Gloeochaete.

 

Rhodophyceae (red seaweeds)

Genera: Bonnemaisonia, Ceramium, Dasya, Dasyphloea, Eucheuma, Gracilaria, Nemalion, Nizymenia, Porphyra, Rhodophysema, Rhodymenia, Sphaerococcus.

 

Chloroplastida  (green algae, green seaweeds, land plants)

 

Amaryllis belladonna (March Lily, Belladonna)

Publications

  • Adl, S.M., Simpson, A.G., Farmer, M.A., Andersen, R.A., Anderson, O.R., Barta, J.R., Bowser, S.S., Brugerolle, G., Fensome, R.A., Fredericq, S., James, T.Y., Karpov, S., Kugrens, P., Krug, J., Lane, C.E., Lewis, L.A., Lodge, J., Lynn, D.H., Mann, D.G., McCourt, R.M., Mendoza, L., Moestrup, ., Mozley-Standridge, S.E., Nerad, T.A., Shearer, C.A., Smirnov, A.V., Spiegel, F.W. and Taylor, M.F.J.R. 2005. The new higher level classification of eukaryotes with emphasis on the taxonomy of protists. Eukaryote Microbiology 52(5): 399-451.

 

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