Rivularia

noun
Riv·u·lar·ia | \ ˌrivyəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of Rivularia 

: a genus (the type of the family Rivulariaceae) of blue-green algae with radially arranged filaments exhibiting false branching and forming spherical to irregular somewhat gelatinous colonies

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History and Etymology for Rivularia

New Latin, from Latin rivulus rivulet + New Latin -aria

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