Characeae

Known as: charophytes, stoneworts 
Family of slender threadlike aquatic plants, in the order CHARALES, phylum STREPTOPHYTA, that are closely related to LAND PLANTS.
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2012
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2012
The tremendous diversity of land plants all descended from a single charophyte green alga that colonized the land somewhere… (More)
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2010
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2010
The terrestrial habitat was colonized by the ancestors of modern land plants about 500 to 470 million years ago. Today it is… (More)
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2010
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2010
The Viridiplantae (green plants) include land plants as well as the two distinct lineages of green algae, chlorophytes and… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Land plants (embryophytes) evolved from streptophyte green algae, a small group of freshwater algae ranging from scaly… (More)
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2007
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2007
The phylogenetic positions of bryophytes and charophytes, together with their genome features, are important for understanding… (More)
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2002
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2002
The land plants and their immediate green algal ancestors, the charophytes, form the Streptophyta. There is evidence that both… (More)
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2002
2002
We analysed and compared the functioning of UV-B screening pigments in plants from marine, fresh water and terrestrial ecosystems… (More)
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2001
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2001
The embryophytes (land plants) have long been thought to be related to the green algal group Charophyta, though the nature of… (More)
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2000
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2000
Sequence comparisons suggest that all living green plants belong to one of two major phyla: Streptophyta (land plants and their… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
A large body of evidence from molecular systematic studies has confirmed the charophytic origin of land plants, and clarified… (More)
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