The red algae, or Rhodophyta (/roʊˈdɒfᵻtə/ roh-DOF-fit-tə or /ˌroʊdəˈfaɪtə/
ROH-də-FY-tə; from Ancient Greek: ῥόδ...
Introduction to the Rhodophyta. The red "algae". Red algae are red because of
the presence of the pigment phycoerythrin; this pigment reflects red light and ...
AlgaeBase dynamic species counts shows that there are about 10,000 species of
seaweeds, of which about 6,500 are red algae (Rhodophyta), the vast majority ...
The Taxonomy of the Rhodophyta shows that it is an ancient division that
branched off ... The following characteristics are common to all Rhodophyta (red
The Rhodophyta are a moderately diverse, but extremely ancient, group of
marine organisms; About 500 genera, with about 5000 species. Fossil record
Rhodophyta Slide Show. Amphiroa hancockii. Click to Start. Halymenia floresia.
Halymenia pseudofloresia. Hydrolithon sp. Peyssonnelia sp. Pleonosporium ...
Descriptions and articles about the Red Algae, scientifically known as
Rhodophyta in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Summary; ...
Phylum Rhodophyta. Red Algae are typically tropical and come in saltwater
forms. They are multi-cellular organisms and come in many different shades of
Phylum Rhodophyta is a classification of a specific set of red algae. Depending
on who you are listening to will determine whether they are...
The majority of seaweed species are part of the Division Rhodophyta, or red
algae. They are found in a variety of physical forms, including simple and