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 ...
Rhodophyta , phylum (division) of the kingdom Protista consisting of the
photosynthetic organisms commonly known as red algae . Most of the...
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 (red algae). Of the approximately 6000 species, most red algae
are marine; only a few occur in freshwater. Rhodophytes are usually ...
Aug 19, 2016 ... Phylum Rhodophyta. In: Margulis, L., J.O. Corliss, M. Melkonian, D.J. Chapman (
ed.). Handbook of Protoctista. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ...
Phylum Rhodophyta. Red Algae are typically tropical and come in saltwater
forms. They are multi-cellular organisms and come in many different shades of
The Rhodophyta are a unique group of organisms, which, like the Chlorophyta,
are thought to be very ancient. No cell, including reproductive cells, is ever ...