Definition of Bangiaceae
: a family of chiefly marine red algae (order Bangiales) having a simple unbranched mostly thin or membranaceous thallus with a single stellate axile chromatophore in each cell and no pits in the cell walls
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Origin and Etymology of bangiaceae
New Latin, from Bangia, type genus (from Hoffman Bang, 19th century Danish botanist + New Latin -ia) + -aceae
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