Multicellular Protistas

David J. Patterson paddy at EXTRO.UCC.SU.OZ.AU
Sat Mar 18 21:01:35 EST 1995


THIS CONVERSATION WILL ONLY MAKE SENSE WHEN THE 'GREEN ALGAE' AND THE 
'PLANTS' ARE PRECISELY AND EXCLUSIVELY DEFINED.  

DAVID PATTERSON

On 18 Mar 1995, charles dunn wrote:

> I don't feel comfortable with considering the green algae to be "multicellular
> protistas" rather than plants.  Their photosynthetic pigments and stored 
> photosynthate are that of plants.  Many feel the rest of the plant kingdom 
> descended from the green algae.  The Chlorophta seem more at home in Plantae
> than the rather heterogenous Protista.
> Comments?
> 
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