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Related to Characeae: Charophyte, stoneworts
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Synonyms for Characeae

green algae superficially resembling horsetail ferns: stoneworts

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Much of the current difficulty with charophyte identification was engendered by Wood's (1965) treatment of the Characeae in which numerous taxa were lumped under individual species and assigned subspecific ranks.
Schoenoplectus lacustris and Phragmites australis occupied the habitats suited for Characeae and rare species (Alisma gramineum and Zannichellia palustris); in the areas enclosed of waves the decayed plants concentrated; and the processes of water logging of the falls of rivers were observed (Baleviciene and Zinkeviciene 1997).