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Name: Green Algae: Precursors of Land Plants
ID: m44637
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Describe the traits shared by green algae and land plants
  • Explain the reasons why Charales are considered the closest relative to land plants
  • Understand that current phylogenetic relationships are reshaped by comparative analysis of DNA sequences
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: charales, green algae, green algae reproduction, plant phylogeny, plants, seedless plants, streptophyte
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Cnx Biology (ryan.s.stickney@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 2:31 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Apr 10, 2013 10:52 am +0000

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Version: 1.4 Apr 10, 2013 10:52 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
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Version: 1.3 Mar 14, 2013 2:20 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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Version: 1.2 Feb 19, 2013 12:49 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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Version: 1.1 Aug 29, 2012 2:49 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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