Sphacelariales

plural noun
Sphac·​e·​lar·​i·​a·​les

Definition of Sphacelariales

: an order of small or medium-sized much branched parenchymatous brown algae (class Isogeneratae) that are found chiefly in the lower part of the intertidal zone and grow from apical cells on the branches

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History and Etymology for Sphacelariales

New Latin, from Sphacelaria + -ales

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“Sphacelariales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphacelariales. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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