Sporochnus

noun
Spo·​roch·​nus | \spəˈräknəs\

Definition of Sporochnus 

: a small genus (the type of the family Sporochnaceae) of brown algae characterized by tufts of fine elongated filaments terminating some of the branches of the thallus

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History and Etymology for Sporochnus

New Latin, from spor- + Greek chnoos, chnous dust, fine down

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