(13) Phycomycetes (Algal fungi); (I 4) Phaeophyceae (Brown Algae).
The chloroplasts are generally distinguished by their green color, which is due to the presence of chlorophyll; but in many Algae this is masked by another coloring matterPh ycoerytlsrin in the Florideae, Phycophaein in the Phaeophyceae, and Phycocyanin in the Cyanophyceae.
Phaeophyceae, or Brown Algae.
A similar uncertainty exists with reference to certain groups of Phaeophyceae, and the matter will thus arise again.
- The Phaeophyceae are distinguished by the possession of a brown colouring matter, phycophaein, in addition to chlorophyll.