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(Lower Plants) (lower plants)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Informal)

CHROMISTA (algae)
CERCOZOA (a phylum of protozoans), eg: Euglypha compressa (a testate rhizopod) - Living? animal CILIOPHORA (a phylum of chromist protozoans), eg: Unidentified Stentor (Unidentified A Genus Of Protists) - Extended state GLOBOTHALAMEA (a class of foraminiferans), eg: Elphidium crispum (a foraminiferan) - Shell - top view MYZOZOA (a phylum of protozoans), eg: Glenodinium cinctum (a dinoflagellate) - Cell OCHROPHYTA (a phylum of chromists), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus OOMYCOTA (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi), eg: Albugo candida (White Blister or White Rust Of Brassicaceae) - Infected flower Unidentified Chromista (Unidentified Algae), eg: Unidentified Chromista (Unidentified Algae) - Cells on tubes (Chlorophyta/Xanthophyta) (filamentous alga sp), eg: Ulva lactuca (Sea Lettuce) - Thallus
Kingdom 154 subtaxa 207 ident refs
FUNGI S.S. (true fungi)
Anamorphic fungi (mitosporic fungi), eg: (Coelomycetes) (stem- and leaf-fungi) - Leaf spots on leaf under surface - close-up ASCOMYCOTA (spore shooters), eg: Sabuloglossum arenarium (Dune Earthtongue) - Fruitbody - excavated and lain down BASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers), eg: Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) - Cap - top view (Ectomycorrhizal fungi) (fungi that form ectomycorrhizae), eg: Rozites caperatus (The Gypsy) - Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Gasteromycetes) (puffballs, earthstars,  earthballs, stinkhorns, truffles etc.), eg: Phallus impudicus var. impudicus (Stinkhorn) - Fruitbodies - in situ (Micromycetes) (microfungi), eg: Marchandiomyces corallinus (a lichenicolous anamorphic basidiomycete) - In situ (Macromycetes) (larger fungi, macrofungi), eg: Lactarius blennius (Slimy Milk-cap, Beech Milkcap) - Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ BLASTOCLADIOMYCOTA (a phylum of fungi), eg: Physoderma asphodeli (a chytridiomycete fungus) - Leaf top surface - lesion - close-up CHYTRIDIOMYCOTA (chytridomycete fungi, chytrids), eg: Unidentified Chytridium (Unidentified A Genus Of Chytridiomycete Fungi) - Galled Vaucheria geminata reproductive structure ZYGOMYCOTA (pin moulds), eg: Phycomyces nitens (a pin mould) - On cat dung - colony Unidentified Fungi s.s. (Unidentified True Fungi), eg: Unidentified Fungi s.s. (Unidentified True Fungi) - Fruitbody (Lichenes) (lichens), eg: (Lichenes) (lichens) - Apothecia
Kingdom 4179 subtaxa 4973 ident refs
RHODOPHYTA Wettstein, 1901 (red seaweeds)
BANGIOPHYCEAE (a class of red seaweeds), eg: Unidentified Porphyra (Unidentified Purple Lavers) - In situ FLORIDEOPHYCEAE (a class of red seaweeds), eg: Dumontia contorta (a red seaweed) - Thallus - in water
Phylum 35 subtaxa 38 ident refs
BRYOPHYTA (mosses and Liverworts)
ANDREAEOPSIDA (rock mosses), eg: Andreaea rupestris (Black Rock-moss) - Close-up BRYOPSIDA (mosses), eg: Rhytidiadelphus loreus (Little Shaggy-moss) - Close-up POLYTRICHOPSIDA (a class of mosses), eg: Unidentified Polytrichum (Unidentified A Genus Of Hair-mosses) - Plants SPHAGNOPSIDA (bog mosses), eg: Sphagnum capillifolium (Red Bog-moss) - Plant TETRAPHIDOPSIDA (a class of mosses), eg: Tetraphis pellucida (Pellucid Four-tooth Moss) - Gemmae
Phylum 143 subtaxa 50 ident refs
Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae)
CHAROPHYCEAE (stoneworts), eg: Chara hispida s.s. (Bristly Stonewort) - Shoot tip with chalky covering removed ZYGNEMATOPHYCEAE (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae), eg: Actinotaenium cucurbita (a desmid) - Cell - two views
Division (Bot.) 57 subtaxa 41 ident refs
CHLOROPHYTA Pascher, 1914 (green algae)
CHLOROPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Haematococcus pluvialis (a green alga) - Aplanospores TREBOUXIOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Schizochlamydella delicatula (an alga) - Colony ULVOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Cladophora laetevirens (a green seaweed) - Thallus
Phylum 44 subtaxa 29 ident refs
(Fungi s.l.) (fungi (in the broad sense))
OOMYCOTA (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi), eg: Albugo candida (White Blister or White Rust Of Brassicaceae) - Infected flower FUNGI S.S. (true fungi), eg: Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) - Cap - top view MYXOGASTREA (slime moulds), eg: Diderma chondrioderma (a slime mould) - Fruitbody - detail
Informal 4332 subtaxa 10258 ident refs
(Seaweeds) (differentiated, multicellular, marine algae)
PHAEOPHYCEAE (brown seaweeds), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus RHODOPHYTA (red seaweeds), eg: Dumontia contorta (a red seaweed) - Thallus - in water ULVOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Cladophora laetevirens (a green seaweed) - Thallus
Informal 76 subtaxa 132 ident refs

Suggested Literature

(Lower Plants) may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 75370 feeding and other relationships of (Lower Plants) (lower plants)

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