What are main characteristic feature of algae?

  • Algae are eukaryotic organisms.
  • They do not have any leaves, roots or stems.
  • Green algae have chlorophyll with the help of which they perform photosynthesis.
  • They may be unicellular or multicellular.
  • They usually grow in water or in humid, moist and shady places.


E.g. chlorella, spirogyra, nostoc, kelp etc.

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