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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lower plants.

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  • Rhodophyta contains the pigment phycobilin, giving it a red color while the group Chrysophaceae contain the pigment fucoxanthin which gives them a golden color.
  • More than 80 species of green (Chlorophyta), brown (Phaeophyta) and red (Rhodophyta) algae have been identified at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.
  • For example, Rhodophyta (red algae) store energy in the form of floridean starch, whereas the Phaeophyceae (brown algae) store their energy in the form of laminarin.
  • There are a few exception, but most Rhodophyta are multicellular organisms. for more
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