: a genus (the type of the family Ulotrichaceae) of green algae that are common in ponds and consist of simple filaments with band-shaped green chloroplasts

Word History


New Latin Ulotrich-, Ulothrix, from Greek oulotrich-, oulothrix having curly hair

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“Ulothrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ulothrix. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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