Coleochaete sp.
Scientific classification Edit this classification
(unranked): Viridiplantae
(unranked): Charophyta
Class: Coleochaetophyceae

Coleochaetophyceae are a class of charophyte algae that includes some of the closest multicellular relatives of land plants. Their mitogenome is the most intron rich organelle among the streptophyte algae.[2]


  1. ^ Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. "Coleochaetophyceae". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.
  2. ^ Monique Turmel, Christian Otis & Claude Lemieux (2019) Complete mitogenome of the streptophyte green alga Coleochaete scutata (Coleochaetophyceae), Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 4:2, 4209-4210