: a small genus (the type of the family Gloiosiphoniaceae) of gelatinous red algae of the order Cryptonemiales compare gloiopeltis

Word History


New Latin, from gloeo- + Latin siphon-, sipho siphon, tube + New Latin -ia

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“Gloiosiphonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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