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Related to division Rhodophyta: division Phaeophyta, division Chlorophyta, division Anthophyta, porphyra yezoensis
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|Noun||1.||division Rhodophyta - lower plants; mostly marine and littoral eukaryotic algae|
kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista - in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals
red algae - marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category