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Bold HC, Wynne MJ. 1985. Family 3. Coleochaetaceae. In: Structure and Reproduction of the Algae, 2nd ed., p. 177. Prentice-Hall.

Graham LE. 1990. Phylum Chlorophyta, Class Charophyceae, Orders Chlorokybales, Klebsormidiales, Coleochaetales. In: Handbook of Protoctista (Margulis L, Corliss JO, Melkonian M, Chapman DJ), p. 636. Jones and Bartlett.

Graham LE. 1993. The Origin of Land Plants. John Wiley, New York.

Graham LE, Delwiche CF, Mishler BD, Kaneko Y. 1991. Subcellular structures of relevance to the origin of land plants (embryophytes) from green algae. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 10: 323.

Kranz HD, Miks D, Siegler ML, Capesius I, Sensen CW, Huss VA. 1995. The origin of land plants: phylogenetic relationships among charophytes, bryophytes, and vascular plants inferred from complete small-subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequences. J. Mol. Evol. 41: 74. Abstract

Manhart J. 1994. Phylogenetic analysis of green plant rbcL sequences. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 3: 114. Abstract

Manhart JR, Palmer JD. 1990. The gain of two chloroplast tRNA introns marks the green algal ancestors of land plants. Nature 345: 268. Abstract

Wilcox LW, Fuerst PA, Floyd GL. 1993. Phylogenetic relationships of four charophycean green algae inferred from complete nuclear-encoded small subunit rRNA gene sequences. American Journal of Botany 80: 1028.

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