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Cyanophyta

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noun

A phylum of predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotes characterized by possessing the following common features:


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Word origin: Greek (kyan├│s) = blue + (phyta) = plant.

See also: cyanobacteria


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The Fiber Disease

... 1986, the Judicial Commission agreed unanimously to recommend the following to the ICSB (now ICSP): those names of taxa of Cyanobacteria and Cyanophyta that are valid under the Botanical Code be considered valid under the Bacteriological Code for the purpose of preparing an acceptance list ...

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by tamtam
Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5563356

Blue green algae - plant or protozoa?

... even though the botanical systematics still classify blue-green algae below kingdom plantae. Here, check this out..:wink: The cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta, blue-green algae) are also named under the Botanical Code, and the dual nomenclature system causes considerable confusion. This note calls ...

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by victor
Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:12 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Blue green algae - plant or protozoa?
Replies: 17
Views: 17108

i was wondering about the chlorophyllous green algae..

... several facts that may indicate on that way of evolution. For example algae from division Glaucophyta have bodies that resemble blue-green algae ( Cyanophyta ) namely their strucure and photosynthetic dyes are very similar (or the same). What's more, they have remains of cell walls.

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by SU_reptile
Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:26 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: i was wondering about the chlorophyllous green algae..
Replies: 1
Views: 1267

Fungus?

... choose: -Eagles are the 3rd level consumers -Fungus as detritivors At that time I think that eagles are 4th level consumers so, it confused me.... cyanophyta-insects-amphibies-snakes-eagles-------that's what I think..(see, eagles are the 4th one..)..thanks :lol:

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by victor
Thu Jul 07, 2005 1:20 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungus?
Replies: 10
Views: 14300


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