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rhodophyte Line breaks: rhodo|phyte
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊdə(ʊ)fʌɪt/

Definition of rhodophyte in English:


A lower plant of the division Rhodophyta, which comprises the red algae.
Example sentences
  • The cells of rhodophytes are commonly covered by a slimy outer sheath.
  • For two important groups, rhodophytes and stramenopiles, we combined more distantly related taxa, since the monophyly of these groups has not been questioned.
  • Almost all living rhodophytes are multicellular.

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