phylum of eukaryotes
|Pacific rockweed, Fucus distichus, in Olympic National Park|
Heterokonts are mostly algae. In one stage of their life cycle they have two unequal flagella. They include both single-celled types and brown algae (seaweeds such as kelp and Sargassum). They are members of the Kingdom Chromalveolata.
|Wikispecies has information on: Heterokonta.|