Helminthocladiaceae

plural noun
Hel·min·tho·clad·i·a·ce·ae | \ helˌmin(t)thōˌkladēˈāsēˌē , -lād- \

Definition of Helminthocladiaceae 

: a family of red algae (order Nemalionales) having no envelope of vegetative cells formed about the reproductive filaments

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History and Etymology for Helminthocladiaceae

New Latin, from Helminthocladia, type genus (from helminth- + Greek klados branch + New Latin -ia) + -aceae

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