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Green algae --> Chlorophyta

(Science: botany) division of algae containing photosynthetic pigments similar to those in higher plants and having a green colour. Includes unicellular forms, filaments and leaf like thalluses (e.g. Ulva). Some members form coenobia and the characean algae have branched filaments.


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