Definition of Division chlorophyta
1. Noun. Large division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls; classes Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, and Charophyceae; obviously ancestral to land plants.
Group relationships: Kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista
Member holonyms: Chlorophyceae, Class Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyte, Green Algae, Class Ulvophyceae, Ulvophyceae, Charophyceae, Class Charophyceae
Generic synonyms: Division
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Division Chlorophyta
Literary usage of Division chlorophyta
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1. A Manual of Diseases of Tropical Acacias in Australia, South-east Asia and India by Kenneth M. Old (2000)
"... division Chlorophyta. Host range This plant parasitic alga is found on an extremely wide range of hosts extending from dicotyledonous trees and shrubs ..."