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    • 홍조류
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    • 紅藻門
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    • Rodófitas
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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
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    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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coralline algae Order Corallinales

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Irish Moss Chondrus crispus

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coralline algae Order Corallinales

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Irish Moss Chondrus crispus

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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September 24, 2016 08:13 PM ADT

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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September 24, 2016 08:13 PM ADT

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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September 24, 2016 08:13 PM ADT

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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September 24, 2016 04:08 PM PDT

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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September 24, 2016 04:05 PM PDT

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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September 24, 2016 04:03 PM PDT

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September 19, 2016 01:51 PM NZST

Description

Herbarium specimen (partially dried) complete with epiphytic Griffithsia traversii. Collected below low tide mark in deep channel running between serpentinite rock outcrops. Associated with Carpophyllum maschalocarpum, C. plumosum, Ecklonia radiata and Xiphophora chondrophylla. Uncommon. Thallus when fresh dark red.

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Description from Wikipedia

The red algae, or Rhodophyta (/roʊˈdɒfɨtə/ roh-DOF-fit-tə or /ˌroʊdəˈfaɪtə/ ROH-də-FY-tə; from Ancient Greek: ῥόδον rhodon, "rose" and φυτόν phyton, "plant"), are one of the oldest groups of eukaryotic algae, and also one of the largest, with about 5,000–6,000 species  of mostly multicellular, marine algae, including many notable seaweeds. Other references indicate as many as 10,000 species; more detailed counts indicate about 4,000 in about 600 genera (3,738 marine species in 546 genera and 10 orders (plus...

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