Definition of Charophyceae
1. Noun. In some classifications: contains only the order Charales.
Group relationships: Chlorophyta, Division Chlorophyta
Member holonyms: Charales, Order Charales, Desmidiaceae, Family Desmidiaceae
Generic synonyms: Class
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charophyceae
Literary usage of Charophyceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... Class charophyceae, Order Charales. 388. The Charales are by some thought to represent a distinct class of algae standing near the mosses, perhaps, ..."
2. Teachers' Manual of Biology: A Handbook to Accompany the "Applied Biology by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow (1912)
"... charophyceae, etc., of the Algse; and Phycomycetes, etc., of the true Fungi is of no value to one who has not time for thorough study of types of the ..."
3. A Laboratory Manual of High School Botany by Frederic Edward Clements, Irving Samuel Cutter (1900)
"Cerevisiae: L. cerevisia, beer, belonging to beer. Chara: Gr. ^apa, chara, joy. charophyceae: Gr. xaP<*, chara, joy, ..."