Bangioideae

plural noun

Bang·​i·​oi·​de·​ae
ˌbaŋ-ē-ˈȯi-dē-ˌē
: 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

Etymology

New Latin, from Bangia genus of algae + -oideae

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“Bangioideae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bangioideae. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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