Definition of Scytonemataceae
: a family of filamentous blue-green algae (order Hormogonales) that differ from the Rivulariaceae in having no differentiation in the tips of the filaments and in exhibiting false branching of the filaments
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Origin and Etymology of scytonemataceae
New Latin, from Scytonemat-, Scytonema, type genus (from scyt- + -nemat-, -nema) + -aceae
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