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  1. Fucales, order Fucales(noun)

    coextensive with the family Fucaceae


  1. Fucales

    Fucales is an order in the brown algae. Members of this order are fucoids. The list of families in Fucales, as well as additional taxonomic information on algae, is publicly accessible at Algaebase. The Class Phaeophyceae is included within the Division Heterokontophyta. This name comes from the Greek word phaios meaning "brown" and phyton meaning plant. They include some of the largest plants in the sea, some however are small and fine in structure.

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