What is another word for heterokontae?
4 synonyms found
[ hˈɛtɹə͡ʊkˌɒntiː], [ hˈɛtɹəʊkˌɒntiː], [ h_ˈɛ_t_ɹ_əʊ_k_ˌɒ_n_t_iː]
Heterokontae is a name given to a diverse group of organisms that possess unique characteristics particularly with respect to their physical structure. Synonymous terms for Heterokontae include Stramenopiles, a group that includes brown algae, diatoms, and water molds. Another term used is Chrysophytes, varying from large seaweeds to microscopic organisms living in freshwater. Other synonyms may include Heterokontophyta, a more comprehensive term that encompasses diverse groups such as Phaeophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, etc. Synonyms aim to simplify communication of biological information among specialists and others interested in the field. This way, individuals can discuss their findings, observations, among many more with ease.