Definition of Plant
koning at ECSUC.CTSTATEU.EDU
Fri Oct 8 12:31:18 EST 1999
At 7:16 AM -0500 10/8/99, Stephen M Jankalski wrote:
>In other words, they have chloroplasts!
>Jon Greenberg <jongreen at BLUEMARBLE.NET> wrote in article
><37FD5C60.87324DA at bluemarble.net>...
>> At BSCS, we have been following Lynn Margulis' book Five Kingdoms, which
>> defines plants as multicellular photoautotrophs that develop from
But there are organisms...Rhodophyta...for
example...which DO have chloroplasts, but
which are probably NOT Plantae. This is where
some of the "messiness" of "plants" arises.
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