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A common name (but used formally) for a group of organisms that are mostly kinds of algae including BACILLARIOPHYTA; OOMYCETES; PHAEOPHYCEAE; and CHRYSOPHYCEAE. They all contain CHLOROPLASTS that are thought to have been derived from the endosymbiosis of ancient RED ALGAE.

Year introduced: 2011

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Tree Number(s): B01.750

MeSH Unique ID: D058009

Registry Number: txid33634

Entry Terms:

  • Stramenopile
  • Heterokonts
  • Heterokont

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