Definition of Rhodomelaceae
: a large family of filamentous red algae (order Rhodymeniales) characterized by a much-branched thallus in which the main axis and branches consist of a polysiphonic arrangement of filaments
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Origin and Etymology of rhodomelaceae
New Latin, from Rhodomela, type genus (from rhod- + Greek melas black) + -aceae — more at mullet
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