zygophyte

zygophyte

[zahy-guh-fahyt, zig-uh-]
noun
a plant that reproduces by means of zygospores.

Origin:
1880–85; zygo- + -phyte

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zygophyte (ˈzaɪɡəʊˌfaɪt, ˈzɪɡ-)
 
n
a plant, such as an alga, that reproduces by means of zygospores

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