from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various green algae traditionally classified in the division Chlorophyta.
- noun Any of various green algae placed in a newly defined division Chlorophyta, containing a smaller number of families, including organisms such as volvox and sea lettuce but not spirogyra, the desmids, or the stoneworts.
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- noun Any
green alga(of the division Chlorophyta)
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- noun algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The Omnipod chirped, This could be a species of chlorophyte plant known commonly as a Volvox.
Many features of chlamydomonas sex are believed to have evolved early in the chlorophyte lineage.
We also found 38 genes for the bryophyte P. patens and only one gene in the multicellular chlorophyte alga