plural noun
Plec·​tas·​ca·​les | \ ˌplekˌtaˈskā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Plectascales

in some classifications
: an order comprising ascomycetes in which the asci are not in a hymenial layer but are scattered throughout the tissue of perithecia or similar structures

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History and Etymology for Plectascales

New Latin, from plect- + asc- + -ales

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