Trentepohliaceae

plural noun

Tren·​te·​pohl·​i·​a·​ce·​ae
: a family of aquatic or terrestrial green algae (order Ulotrichales) characterized by branching filaments without hairs and both prostrate and upright systems of growth and by isogamous sexual reproduction see red rust sense 3a
trentepohliaceous
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adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Trentepohlia, type genus + -aceae

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“Trentepohliaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trentepohliaceae. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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