plural noun Tren·te·pohl·i·a·ce·ae

Definition of Trentepohliaceae

  1. :  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 3a



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Origin and Etymology of trentepohliaceae

New Latin, from Trentepohlia, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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