Definition of Class 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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Literary usage of Class charophyceae
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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, ..."