Delesseria

noun
Del·es·se·ria | \ ˌdeləˈsirēə \

Definition of Delesseria 

: a genus (the type of the family Delesseriaceae of the order Ceramiales) of red algae with flat thalli that often simulate the leaves of higher plants

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Other words from Delesseria

delesseriaceous \¦⸗⸗¦⸗rē¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Delesseria

New Latin, from Benjamin Delessert †1847 French banker and botanist + New Latin -ia

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