Desmarestiales

plural noun
Des·ma·res·ti·a·les | \ ˌdeməˌrestēˈā(ˌ)lēz , ˌdām- , -schēˈā- \

Definition of Desmarestiales 

: an order of much-branched brown algae (class Heterogeneratae) with a single growing apex to each filament and complex pseudo-parenchymatous specialization of the basal part of the thallus — see desmarestia

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New Latin, from Desmarestia + -ales

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