plural noun La·boul·be·ni·a·ce·ae

Definition of Laboulbeniaceae

  1. :  a family of minute fungi (order Laboulbeniales) living as parasites upon insects and having a thallus consisting of only a few cells and a spermatial type of sexual reproduction resembling that of the red algae



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Origin and Etymology of laboulbeniaceae

New Latin, from Laboulbenia, type genus + -aceae

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