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Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae, charophytes)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Division (Bot.))

CHAROPHYCEAE Rabenhorst, 1863 (stoneworts)
CHARALES (stoneworts), eg: Chara hispida s.s. (Bristly Stonewort) - Shoot tip with chalky covering removed
Class 5 subtaxa 9 ident refs
KLEBSORMIDIOPHYCEAE C. van den Hoek, D.G. Mann & H.M. Jahns, 1995 (a class of algae) Class 1 subtaxon  
KLEBSORMIDIALES (an order of filamentous charaphycean algae) Order 1 subtaxon  
KLEBSORMIDIACEAE K.D. Stewart & K.R. Mattox, 1975 (a family of filamentous charaphycean algae) Family 1 subtaxon  
Unidentified Klebsormidium (Unidentified Klebsormidium Filamentous Charaphycean Algae) Unidentified    
ZYGNEMATOPHYCEAE (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae)
ZYGNEMATALES (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae), eg: Actinotaenium cucurbita (a desmid) - Cell - two views
Class 51 subtaxa 26 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Belcher, H. & Swale, E., 1976 A Beginner's Guide to Freshwater Algae
John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J., 2002 The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles
Pentecost, A., 1984 Introduction to Freshwater Algae
Key to common species of stonewort Key to common species of stonewort
West, G.S. & Fritsch, F.E., 1932 A Treatise on the Freshwater Algae
West, G.S., 1904 A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 11 general literature references to Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae, charophytes)

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 89 feeding and other relationships of Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae, charophytes)

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