Punctariales

plural noun Punc·tar·i·a·les \ˌpəŋ(k)ˌta(a)rēˈa(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Punctariales

  1. :  an order comprising brown algae that resemble members of and are sometimes included in the order Dictyosiphonales but are distinguished by the lack of any marked internal tissue differentiation

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Origin and Etymology of punctariales

New Latin, from Punctaria, type genus (from Latin punctum point + -aria -ary) + -ales


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