Schizophyte

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Schizophyte (Biol) One of a class of vegetable organisms, in the classification of Cohn, which includes all of the inferior forms that multiply by fission, whether they contain chlorophyll or not.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • schizophyte In botany, belonging to the class Schisophytæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Schizo-, + Gr. a plant

Usage

In literature:

The Schizophytes are very small plants, though not infrequently occurring in masses of considerable size.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
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