Heterocapsales

plural noun Het·ero·cap·sa·les \ˌhetə(ˌ)rōˌkapˈsā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Heterocapsales

  1. :  an order of yellowish to brownish green algae (class Xanthophyceae) that form amorphous or arborescent palmelloid colonies containing an indefinite number of cells which are capable of reverting to a motile state directly or through zoospore formation — compare heterococcales, volvocales

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Origin and Etymology of heterocapsales

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