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red algae:

see seaweedseaweed,
name commonly used for the multicellular marine algae. Simpler forms, consisting of one cell (e.g., the diatom) or of a few cells, are not generally called seaweeds; these tiny plants help to make up plankton.
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; RhodophytaRhodophyta
, phylum (division) of the kingdom Protista consisting of the photosynthetic organisms commonly known as red algae. Most of the world's seaweeds belong to this group.
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red algae

[′red ′al·jē]
(botany)
The common name for members of the phylum Rhodophyta.
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(2007) A 100%-complete sequence reveals unusually simple genomic features in the hot-spring red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae.
Structures and aldose reductase inhibitory effects of bromophenols from the red alga Symphyocladia latiuscula.
Marine natural products X elatol, a halogenated sesquiterpene alcohol from the red alga .
Sequencing of the rbcL marker reveals the nonnative red alga Grateloupia taiwanensis (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in Alabama.
1999, "Cell-cell recognition during fertilization in the red alga, Aglaothamnion oosumiense," Hydrobiologia, 398/399, pp.81-89
We also analysed which environmental variables best predicted the observed spatial patterns of attached and drifting forms of the commercially important red alga Furcellaria lumbricalis in the whole Estonian coastal sea.