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Definition of the noun golden algae

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  1. algae having the pigments chlorophyll and carotene and xanthophyll
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic words: alga / algae = primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
    • member of: Chrysophyta / division Chrysophyta = mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellow pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae


"Golden algae" is a book by Jørgen Kristiansen.

  • also known as "Golden algae: a biology of chrysophytes"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Golden algae

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

and Chrysophyceae (golden algae) are of lower diversity, ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

Diatoms, golden algae and haptophytes Dinoflagellates Oomycetes Miscellaneous and unidentified chromista ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

golden algae See CHRYSOPHYTA. goldenbrown algae See CHRYSOPHYTA. golden larch See PSEUDOLARIX. golden rod See SOLIDAGO. goldenyellow algae ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Golden algae The common name for members of the class Chryso- phyceae. Golden-brown algae The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2009)

Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture by H. James Birx

Many species have unicellular algae as endosymbionts, such as dinoflagellates, green algae, red algae, golden algae, and diatoms. Some foraminifers are kleptoplastic, retaining chloroplasts from ingested algae to conduct photosynthesis.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Phylum Chrysophyta: Golden algae; about 12.000 species of photosynthetic autotrophs with chlorophylls a and c and carotenes, xanthophylls, and fucoxanthins; most are unicellular and aquatic; includes diatoms. Phylum Pyrrophyta: Fire ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Diatoms generally are enclosed within shells composed of silica and sometimes are called golden algae. algal bloom Dinoflagellates are solely aquatic, ...

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