Heterosiphonales

plural noun

Het·​er·​o·​si·​pho·​na·​les
¦hetərōˌsīfəˈnā(ˌ)lēz
: an order of yellow-green algae comprising the siphonaceous members of the class Xanthophyceae and including the single genus Botrydium

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from heter- + siphon- + -ales

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“Heterosiphonales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heterosiphonales. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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