zyophyte

Zyophyte

Zy"o*phyte\, n. [Gr. ? a yoke + fyto`n a plant.] (Bot.) Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygospore[ae]), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. O["o]phyte.
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