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Rhodophyta British & World English

A division of lower plants that comprises the red algae

Rhodophyta in alga British & World English

A simple, non-flowering, and typically aquatic plant of a large assemblage that includes the seaweeds and many single-celled forms. Algae contain chlorophyll but lack true stems, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue

Rhodophyta in carrageen British & World English

An edible red shoreline seaweed with flattened branching fronds, found in both Eurasia and North America

Rhodophyta in Ceylon moss British & World English

A red seaweed of southern Asia, which is the main source of agar

Rhodophyta in coralline British & World English

A branching reddish seaweed with a calcareous jointed stem

Rhodophyta in dulse British & World English

A dark red edible seaweed with flattened branching fronds

Rhodophyta in laver1 British & World English

An edible seaweed with thin sheet-like fronds of a reddish-purple and green colour which becomes black when dry. Laver typically grows on exposed shores, but in Japan it is cultivated in estuaries

Rhodophyta in pepper dulse British & World English

A dark red seaweed with branching fronds, growing on rocks

Rhodophyta in red algae British & World English

A large group of algae that includes many seaweeds that are mainly red in colour. Some kinds yield useful products (agar, alginates) or are used as food (laver, dulse, carrageen)

Rhodophyta in rhodophyte British & World English

A lower plant of the division Rhodophyta, which comprises the red algae