Ulvaceae

plural noun

Ul·​va·​ce·​ae
ˌəlˈvāsēˌē
: a widely distributed family of thin green algae having either a flat or a hollow tubular thallus, reproducing by the conjugation of planogametes or of zoospores, and being classed among the Ulotrichales or now more commonly placed in the order Ulvales
ulvaceous
¦⸗¦vāshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Ulva , type genus + -aceae

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“Ulvaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ulvaceae. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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