cryptophyte


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cryptophyte

[′krip·tə‚fīt]
(botany)
A plant that produces buds either underwater or underground on corms, bulbs, or rhizomes.
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For instance, the solute-supported meromixis and the tendency to precipitate carbonate, even the dominance of cryptophytes in the stable part of the water column, and are similar to the features now recognized in Laguna de Guatavita.
Similarly, the sparse epilithic cryptophyte population suppressed by UV radiation in this study was in a nonmotile palmelloid phase.
November 2002 (early rainy season), Ph = phanerophyte, Ch = chamaephyte, H = hemicryptophyte, Cr = cryptophyte and Th = therophytes.
Other small fast-growing, edible algae, such as most cryptophyte species, responded negatively to the nutrient and fish additions.
In the inflows, planktonic cryptophytes from the genera Cryptomonas and Rhodomonas dominated in the biomass for most of the year.
Availability of cryptophytes (only geophytes) and therophytes confirms the anthropogenic disturbance of the substrate.
The Cryptophytes and Phanerophytes life forms were dominated in the herbal and regeneration layers, respectively (Table 1).
Cyanobacteria, Euglenophytes, Chrysophytes and Cryptophytes were present at the three sampling sites.
They also found cyanobacteria, chrysophytes and cryptophytes were dominant at times while dinoflagellates, chlorophytes and euglenoids appeared occasionally abundant, but were relatively minor components on an annual basis.