genus Conferva

noun
type genus of Tribonemaceae
Syn: ↑Tribonema, ↑genus Tribonema
Hypernyms: ↑protoctist genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Tribonemaceae, ↑family Tribonemaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑conferva

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  • genus Tribonema — noun type genus of Tribonemaceae • Syn: ↑Tribonema, ↑genus Conferva • Hypernyms: ↑protoctist genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Tribonemaceae, ↑family Tribonemaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • conferva — noun any of various algae of the genus Tribonema; algae with branching filaments that form scum in still or stagnant fresh water • Hypernyms: ↑yellow green algae • Member Holonyms: ↑Tribonema, ↑genus Tribonema, ↑genus Conferva …   Useful english dictionary

  • conferva — conferval, confervous /keuhn ferr veuhs/, adj. confervoid /kon ferr voyd/, adj., n. /kon ferr veuh/, n., pl. confervae / vee/, confervas. any simple filamentous green algae, many of which were formerly classified in the genus Conferva. [1630 40;… …   Universalium

  • conferva — [kən fʉr′və] n. pl. confervae [kən fʉr′vē] or confervas [L: see COMFREY] Bot. a former name for any of various threadlike green algae, esp. a genus ( Tribonema) found chiefly in fresh water conferval adj., n. confervoid …   English World dictionary

  • protoctist genus — noun any genus of Protoctista • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Amoeba, ↑Endamoeba, ↑genus Endamoeba, ↑genus Globigerina, ↑genus Arcella, ↑genus Difflugia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tribonema — noun type genus of Tribonemaceae • Syn: ↑genus Tribonema, ↑genus Conferva • Hypernyms: ↑protoctist genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Tribonemaceae, ↑family Tribonemaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Tribonemaceae — noun simple filamentous freshwater yellow green algae • Syn: ↑Tribonemaceae • Hypernyms: ↑protoctist family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterotrichales, ↑order Heterotrichales • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tribonemaceae — noun simple filamentous freshwater yellow green algae • Syn: ↑family Tribonemaceae • Hypernyms: ↑protoctist family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterotrichales, ↑order Heterotrichales • Mem …   Useful english dictionary

  • comfrey — /kum free/, n., pl. comfreys. any coarse Eurasian plant belonging to the genus Symphytum, of the borage family, as the widely cultivated S. officinale, having hairy, lance shaped leaves and drooping clusters of small, white, rose colored, or… …   Universalium

  • Flabellia — Taxobox name = Flabellia domain = Eukaryota regnum = Plantae divisio = Chlorophyta classis = Bryopsidophyceae ordo = Bryopsidales familia = Codiaceae genus = Flabellia genus authority = Richenbach, 1841 type species = Conferva flabelliformis… …   Wikipedia

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