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Descriptor in English: Charophyceae
Descriptor in Spanish: Carofíceas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Carofíceas
Descriptor in French: Charophyceae
Entry term(s): Charales
Charophyta
Charophyte
Charophytes
Stoneworts
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.150
Scope note: A group (or class) of aquatic plants, including the streptophyte algae, that are the closest relatives to land plants (EMBRYOPHYTA).
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2011; for CHAROPHYTES and STONEWORTS use CHARACEAE 2004-2010
DeCS UI: 53888
Descriptor UI: D057946
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Charophyceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0540126
Scope note A group (or class) of aquatic plants, including the streptophyte algae, that are the closest relatives to land plants (EMBRYOPHYTA).
Preferred term Charophyceae
Entry term(s) Charophyte
Charophytes
Charales - Narrower
Concept UI M0540132
Scope note An order of aquatic plants in the class Charophyceae that are characterized by true multicellular organization and oogamous sexual reproduction. They comprise one group of the streptophyte algae.
Preferred term Charales
Entry term(s) Stoneworts
Charophyta - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0540131
Scope note A division of VIRIDIPLANTAE which is equivalent to Charophyceae in some classifications and its parent in others.
Preferred term Charophyta



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