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

Definition of Plectascales

in some classifications

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of plectascales

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

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