Ulvaceae

plural noun Ul·va·ce·ae \ ˌəlˈvāsēˌē \

Definition of Ulvaceae

: 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

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ulvaceae

New Latin, from Ulva , type genus + -aceae


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