Definition of Cutleria
: a genus (the type of the family Cutleriaceae) of marine brown algae characterized by true alternation of generations, the gametophyte being an upright plant with a broad flat forking thallus and the sporophyte a flat lobed disk
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Origin and Etymology of cutleria
New Latin, from Manasseh Cutler †1823 American clergyman and botanist + New Latin -ia
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