genus Tribonema

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Brown algae — Temporal range: 150–0 Ma[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • algae — algal, adj. /al jee/, n.pl., sing. alga / geuh/. any of numerous groups of chlorophyll containing, mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms ranging from microscopic single celled forms to multicellular forms 100 ft. (30 m) or more long, distinguished… …   Universalium

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