plural noun Phaeo·spo·re·ae \ˌfēəˈspōrēˌē\

Definition of Phaeosporeae

in some classifications

  1. :  an order or other group of brown algae characterized by the production of asexual swarm spores and usually comprising all the Phaeophyceae except the Dictyotales and Fucales — compare cyclosporea



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Origin and Etymology of phaeosporeae

New Latin, from phaeo- + spora spore + -eae

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