Scytonemataceae

plural noun Scy·to·nema·ta·ce·ae \ˌsītōˌnēməˈtāsēˌē, -nem-\

Definition of Scytonemataceae

  1. :  a family of filamentous blue-green algae (order Hormogonales) that differ from the Rivulariaceae in having no differentiation in the tips of the filaments and in exhibiting false branching of the filaments

scytonemataceous

adjective

scytonematoid

adjective

scytonematous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of scytonemataceae

New Latin, from Scytonemat-, Scytonema, type genus (from scyt- + -nemat-, -nema) + -aceae


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