Definition of Ascophyllum

1. Noun. Brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ascophyllum
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Family Fucaceae, Fucaceae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascophyllum

Asclepias exaltata
Asclepias incarnata
Asclepias meadii
Asclepias purpurascens
Asclepias speciosa
Asclepias subverticillata
Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias verticillata
Ascoli's test
Ascoli Piceno
Ascoli reaction
Ascophyllum nodosum
Aselli's gland
Aselli's pancreas
Ases' Garth
Ash Can
Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesdays
Ashby method

Literary usage of Ascophyllum

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1. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"ascophyllum 207. Habitat of ascophyllum.—This plant, and the closely related ... ascophyllum and Fucus, and their near relatives, constitute the family ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"As no degeneration of tissue was observed in ascophyllum, and as its initial cell does contribute some important tissue the development of the ..."

3. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"Cystoseira), two (Pelvetia), four (ascophyllum), or eight (Fucus) formed in each ... ascophyllum, Sargassum). From the inner surface of the concep- tacle ..."

4. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1994)
"381 38224 Abstract: 154 Following an effective accumulation of cobalt by nonliving algal biomass of ascophyllum nodosum, the desorption release of the metal ..."

5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"... rarely producing little vesicles and attempts at fruiting. A beautiful plant when growing. It has very much the habit of ascophyllum ..."

6. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1899)
"... of ascophyllum in many cases developed into healthy plants. ... were added to eggs of ascophyllum, about one-fourth the number produced investing walls, ..."

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