Dictyotaceae

plural noun Dic·ty·o·ta·ce·ae \ˌdiktēəˈtāsēˌē\

Definition of Dictyotaceae

  1. :  a family of brown algae (order Dictyotales) that have an erect flattened parenchymatous thallus, oogamous sexual reproduction, and asexual reproduction by nonmotile spores

dictyotaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dictyotaceae

New Latin, from Dictyota, type genus + -aceae


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