Charophyta

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Charophyta

a group of the ALGAE, including the stoneworts, which inhabits ponds.
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The Khovanshchinian basin within the Moscow Syneclise was populated by foraminifers, ostracods, gastropod and bivalve molluscs, brachiopods, 'serpulid worms' (microconchs), charophytes, conodonts, as well as various fishes and early tetrapods; it is also characterized by numerous stromatolitic structures (Reutlinger 1960; Rodionova et al.
Two species of charophytes, Chara vulgaris and Chara zeylanica were collected.
Oospore dimensions and wall ornamentation patterns in Swedish charophytes.
In the early Middle Jurassic (Aalenian - Bajocian), ephemeral coastal to paralic, brackish to freshwater, environments developed: they consists of well-bedded marly to clayey deposits rich in charophytes, lacustrine ostracods and microflora (Ashraf et al.
Identification Of Important Areas For Charophytes In Ireland.
Increased water salinity negatively affects charophytes from a spring created within the Albufera de Valencia Natural Park.
As a decline of the occurrence and abundance of Fucus vesiculosus and charophytes has been reported in several areas in the Baltic Sea, usually connected with the worsened water quality conditions (Yousef et al.
Decline of charophytes during eutrophication: comparison with angiosperms.
Seasonal changes in biomass of charophytes in shallow lakes in the northwest of Spain.
These uncertainties arise because the macrofossil record is poor for the critical period in earth history, because consensus has not been reached on which charophytes are most closely related to embryophytes, and because charophycean life cycles are still poorly known.
However, the identification of molecular defense elicitors is time-consuming, and the lack of evidence of innate immunity in entire macroalgal clades such as chlorophytes and charophytes could simply reflect a lack of investigations.