Myxophyta

plural noun

Myx·​oph·​y·​ta
mikˈsäfətə
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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from myx- + -phyta

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“Myxophyta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myxophyta. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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