plural noun
Cha·​roph·​y·​ta | \ kəˈräfə‧ə \

Definition of Charophyta

in some classifications
: a group of plants equivalent to the order Charales and variously treated as a division, subdivision, or often as a class of the green algae

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charophyte \ ˈkarəˌfīt \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Charophyta

New Latin from Chara + -o- + -phyta

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“Charophyta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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