Rhizochloridales

plural noun Rhi·zo·chlor·i·da·les \ˌrīzōˌklȯrəˈdā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Rhizochloridales

  1. :  an order of yellow-green algae (class Xanthophyceae) that have the vegetative cells permanently amoeboid, are naked or partially surrounded by an envelope, and are often joined in groups by cytoplasmic bridges — see rhizochrysidales

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Origin and Etymology of rhizochloridales

New Latin, from Rhizochlorid-, Rhizochloris, genus of yellow-green algae (from rhiz- + Latin Chlorid-, Chloris, goddess of flowers) + -ales — more at chloris


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