Rhizochloridales

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

Definition of Rhizochloridales

: 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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History and Etymology for Rhizochloridales

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

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“Rhizochloridales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhizochloridales. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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