kelp), water molds, diatoms."> kelp), water molds, diatoms."> Chromista - What is the Kingdom Chromistakelp), water molds, diatoms.">
  1. Education
Send to a Friend via Email

Chromists - Kingdom Chromista



The Kingdom Chromista contains plant-like organisms that possess chlorophyll a and c and other pigments that give them their yellow-brown color (fucoxanthin). Most of the chromists can perform photosynthesis, and all have two flagella (one with brush-like extensions) at some point in their life cycles.

Chromists were originally in the Kingdom Protista.

Examples of chromists: brown algae (e.g., kelp), water molds, diatoms.

Also Known As: Chromists
  2. Education
  3. Marine Life
  4. Marine Life 101
  5. Glossary - Marine Life and Marine Biology Terms
  6. Chromista - What is the Kingdom Chromista

©2014 All rights reserved.