Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 29 - 29.1 - Concept Check: 1

Answer

The charophytes are the only algae to share the following features with the land plants: rings of cellulose-synthesizing proteins, similar flagellated sperm structure, and phragmoplast formation for cell division.

Work Step by Step

See p. 613, left column for this information. These are shared derived characters which are used to define clades.
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