phylum

phylum

[fahy-luhm]
phylum, in taxonomy: see classification.
{{Taxobox | color = lightgrey | name = Chloroflexi | image = Chlorofl.jpg | image_width = 240px | image_caption = Chloroflexus | domain = Bacteria | phylum = Chloroflexi
{Garrity and Holt 2001}
Hugenholtz and Stackebrandt 2004
| subdivision_ranks = Classes | subdivision = Anaerolineae
Caldilineae
Chloroflexi
| synonyms =

  • green non-sulfur bacteria

}}

The Chloroflexi are a phylum of bacteria that harvest energy from sunlight via photosynthesis.

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