Stephanokontae

plural noun
Steph·a·no·kon·tae | \ -ˈkän‧(ˌ)tē \

Definition of Stephanokontae 

in some classifications

: a class or subclass that is approximately equivalent to Oedogoniales and includes green algae having zoospores with a crown or chaplet of cilia — compare heterokontae , isokontae

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History and Etymology for Stephanokontae

New Latin, from stephan- + -kontae (as in isokontae)

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