plural noun
Myx·​oph·​y·​ta | \mikˈsäfətə\

Definition of Myxophyta 

in some especially former classifications

: a division of plants coextensive with the class Myxomycetes used when the myxomycetes are considered to constitute a group independent of Fungi

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History and Etymology for Myxophyta

New Latin, from myx- + -phyta

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