Classification for the Plantae Kingdom

Kingdom Plantae – Plants

The kingdom is broken up into 2 subkingdoms:

  • Chromista — diatoms, kelp, downy mildew
  • Tracheobionta — vascular plants

and several divisions:

  • Anthocerotophyta — hornworts
  • Bryophyta — mosses
  • Charophyta — stoneworts
  • Chlorophyta — green algae
  • Chrysophyta — chrysophycophytes, golden-brown algae
  • Craspedophyta
  • Cryptophycophyta
  • Euglenophycota — euglenoids
  • Haptophyta / Hepatophyta — liverworts
  • Phaeophyta — brown algae
  • Prasinophyta — green flagellates
  • Pyrrophycophyta — dinoflagellates
  • Rhodophyta — red algae
  • Xanthophyta — yellow-green algae