Fragments of Euglena chloroplast DNA generated by endonuclease R-Eco RI were separated by agarose-gel electrophoresis into 24 distinct bands. At least five fragments contain sequences complementary to chloroplast ribosomal RNA, Most of the Eco RI fragments have been cloned in a plasmid of Escherichia coli. Three of the cloned fragments were shown to contain chloroplast ribosomal RNA sequences by DNA-RNA hybridization.