Tilopteridales

plural noun
Ti·​lop·​te·​ri·​da·​les | \ tə̇ˌläptərəˈdā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Tilopteridales

: an order of brown algae (class Isogeneratae) resembling those of the genus Ectocarpus but with the cells of the prostrate lower portion of the thallus arranged in transverse tiers

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History and Etymology for Tilopteridales

New Latin, from Tilopterid-, Tilopteris, genus of algae (from Greek tilos something plucked—from tillein to pluck—+ pteris fern) + -ales

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