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(division Rhodophyta)

An order of red algae which are fairly simple in their structural organization. Two common genera are Bangia and Porphyra; Bangia is filamentous and can live in freshwater and marine habitats, while Porphyra is membranaceous and is found in intertidal regions on temperate coasts. See also laver.

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