Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Botany

Glossary

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  • raphe - elongate opening in the valves of some pennate diatoms
  • receptacle - fertile area where gametangia or sporangia arise as in the brown algal order Fucales
  • rhizoid - simple anchoring organ
  • rugose - wrinkled

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Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009