|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Division||Chlorophyta||About 7000 species of green algae|
|Class||Chlorophyceae||Most green algae. From chloros, “green;” and phyceae, “algal organisation”|
|Order||Trentepohliales||Green algae that are subaerial (rather than aquatic), growing on humid soil, rocks, buildings, tree bark, leaves, stems, and fruit|
|Family||Trentepohliaceae||Algae with branching filaments without hairs, and both prostrate and upright growth systems|
|Genus||Trentepohlia||Algae 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