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Noun: Cyanophyceae
  1. Photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
    - class Cyanobacteria, class Cyanophyceae

Type of: class

Part of: Cyanophyta, division Cyanophyta

Encyclopedia: Cyanophyceae