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Assimilatory branchlets/filaments/hairs photosynthetic structures that cause assimilation or conversion of nutrients into protoplasm (cf. assimilative filaments)
Branchlet a small secondary or higher-order branch, usually the ultimate branch in a system of branching (cf. ramulus)
Tetrasporiferous branchlets irregular, often swollen and highly pigmened branchlets bearing immersed tetrasporangia (Rhodophyta); not to be confused with specialized spore-bearing branchlets or stichidia
Ultimate branchlet branchlets of the final or smallest order (cf. ramellus)
Whorl branchlets three or more branches attached at a common level on the axis (usually at a node)

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