plural noun
Bang·​i·​oi·​de·​ae | \ ˌbaŋ-ē-ˈȯi-dē-ˌē \

Definition of Bangioideae

: 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

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History and Etymology for Bangioideae

New Latin, from Bangia genus of algae + -oideae

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“Bangioideae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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