Phycobiont



[fahy-koh-bahy-ont] /ˌfaɪ koʊˈbaɪ ɒnt/

noun
1.
the algae component of a lichen.
/ˌfaɪkəʊˈbaɪɒnt/
noun
1.
(botany) the algal constituent of a lichen Compare mycobiont

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