The Characteristics of Phylum Chlorophyta with Example

Characteristics of Phylum Chlorophyta:

i) They are green due to the presence of chlorophy II

ii) Their cell wall is of two layers of which outer layer is made of pectosc and inner layer is made of cellulose

iii) Their nucleus is well organized

iv) Their reserve food is starch

v) They possess flagella as locormotory organs

vi) Most of them are aquatic, but few of them arc sub-aerial

vii) They are vegetative, they can reproduce by asexual method.

Example- Spirogvra maxima.

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