Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 decade ago

Charophytes do NOT contain chloroplasts.?



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  • 1 decade ago
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    Charophytes do contain chloroplasts!!

    they are algae so they have to.

    Source(s): degree in biology
  • 1 decade ago

    Charophytes are green algae, the most diverse group of algae, with more than 7000 species growing in a variety of habitats. Like the plants, the green algae contain two forms of chlorophyll, which they use to capture light energy to fuel the manufacture of sugars, but unlike plants they are primarily aquatic. Because they are aquatic and manufacture their own food, these organisms are called algae, along with certain members of the Chromista, the Rhodophyta, and photosynthetic bacteria, even though they do not share a close relationship with any of these groups.

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