Thallophyta

plural noun
Thal·loph·y·ta | \thəˈläfətə\

Definition of Thallophyta 

in former classifications

: a primary division of the plant kingdom that consists of plants with single-celled sex organs or with many-celled sex organs of which all cells give rise to gametes, that is now commonly considered to be a heterogeneous assemblage, and that when recognized comprises the Algae and Fungi

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New Latin, from thall- + -phyta

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