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

Definition of Bangioideae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of bangioideae

New Latin, from Bangia genus of algae + -oideae — more at bangiaceae

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