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1. Division Cyanophyta (cyanophytes, cyanobacteria, blue-green algae)
Division Cyanophyta (which is in Kingd om Monera ) contains the cyanobacteria, which are one-celled or colonial prokaryote s that contain chlorophyll (but not chloroplast s, which contain the chlorophyll in true plants). Cyanobacteria are autotrophs (create their own energy via photosynthesis ) and reproduce by fission (splitting in two). There are over 7,500 species of cyanobacteria and they are found in many environments: damp soil and rocks, fresh water, and salt water.