plural noun Riv·u·lar·i·a·ce·ae

Definition of Rivulariaceae

  1. :  a family of freshwater blue-green algae (order Hormogonales) consisting of slender gradually attenuated or hair-tipped filaments usually growing in tufts attached to the substrate and frequently mucilaginous — see calothrix, rivularia



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Origin and Etymology of rivulariaceae

New Latin, from Rivularia, type genus + -aceae

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