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.
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.
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