Ahnfeltia

noun Ahn·felt·ia \(ˈ)än-¦fel-tē-ə\

Definition of Ahnfeltia

  1. :  a small genus of dark-colored cartilaginous red algae (family Gigartinaceae) with tufted stemlike branchlets

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Origin and Etymology of ahnfeltia

New Latin, from Nils O. Ahnfelt †1837 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia


First Known Use: 1867


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