Definition of Chlorophyceae
1. Noun. Algae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments.
Group relationships: Chlorophyta, Division Chlorophyta
Member holonyms: Order Ulvales, Ulvales, Order Volvocales, Volvocales, Order Zygnemales, Order Zygnematales, Zygnemales, Zygnematales, Chlorococcales, Order Chlorococcales, Oedogoniales, Order Oedogoniales
Generic synonyms: Class
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorophyceae
Literary usage of Chlorophyceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Characeae are separated from other Chlorophyceae by a long interval, ... The Chlorophyceae excel all other groups of algae in the magnitude i. j _»r.ii. ..."
2. The Microscopy of Drinking-water by George Chandler Whipple (1899)
"Chlorophyceae. THE Algae are flowerless plants of simple cellular structure, ... In the narrower sense it includes only the Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae, ..."
3. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"CLASS IX Chlorophyceae ('• "'88'38) When the green ... Of the five orders included in the Chlorophyceae the Volvocales stand nearest to the Flagellata and, ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Their 'series' are equivalent to ' orders ' in other systems. In West's system the old group Chlorophyceae is nearly the same as Engler's ..."
5. Report on the Investigations Into the Purification of the Ohio River Water by George Warren Fuller (1898)
"588 Diatomaceae: Synedra and Cyclotella, pr pr. 630 Chlorophyceae: ... 307 No organisms present o 331 No organ isms present o 350 Chlorophyceae: ..."
6. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"CLASS VI Chlorophyceae (Green Algae) In the Chlorophyceae are included the majority of the Algae provided with green chromatophores. ..."
7. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"... and that some of them perhaps should be set apart from the Chlorophyceae; but in this elementary presentation of the forms, it is more convenient and ..."