plural noun

: a subclass of Rhodophyceae comprising red algae that usually lack a growing point, undergo diffuse growth, and have a filamentous or foliose and often unbranched thallus compare florideae

Word History


New Latin, from Bangia genus of algae + -oideae

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“Bangioideae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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