Definition of Genus Ascophyllum
1. Noun. Brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Family Fucaceae, Fucaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ascophyllum
Literary usage of Genus Ascophyllum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"F. nodosus is in like manner placed in the genus Ascophyllum,characterized by having four oospores in the organism. ..."
2. An Introduction to Structural Botany by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1904)
"eight nuclei are utilised, for the oogonium there divides into eight cells; in another genus (Ascophyllum) four cells are ..."