A cladistic evaluation of the lower and higher green plants (Viridiplantae)

@article{Sluiman2004ACE,
  title={A cladistic evaluation of the lower and higher green plants (Viridiplantae)},
  author={Hans J. Sluiman},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={149},
  pages={217-232}
}
  • H. Sluiman
  • Published 1 September 1985
  • Biology
  • Plant Systematics and Evolution
This paper presents a cladistic analysis and classification of the green plants (Viridiplantae). It is intended to be more balanced than previous treatments because more attention is paid to the lower green plants, or green algae. A major dichotomy is reflected by the structure of the flagellar root system of motile cells. Taxonomically, this justifies recognition of two divisions of green plants, viz.Chlorophyta sensu stricto, andAnthocerotophyta. The latter embraces a portion of the green… 

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