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KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
DivisionChlorophytaAbout 7000 species of green algae
ClassChlorophyceaeMost green algae. From chloros, “green;” and phyceae, “algal organisation”
OrderTrentepohlialesGreen algae that are subaerial (rather than aquatic), growing on humid soil, rocks, buildings, tree bark, leaves, stems, and fruit
FamilyTrentepohliaceaeAlgae with branching filaments without hairs, and both prostrate and upright growth systems
GenusTrentepohliaAlgae that are orange rather than green due to carotenoid pigments that mask the chlorophyll

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Trentepohlia description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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(Trentepohlia) · 9/17/2017 · Purgatory Falls, Mont Vernon, New Hamp­shire · ≈ 8 × 5″ (20 × 13 cm) Species not yet identified