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Brongniartella mucronata
Brongniartella mucronata
Scientific classification e
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order: Ceramiales
Family: Rhodomelaceae
Aresch., 1847

Rhodomelaceae is estimated to be the largest red algae family, with about 125 genera and over 700 species.[1]

Included taxa[edit]

Rhodomelaceae includes the following tribes and genera:[2]


  1. ^ "Rhodomelaceae". Tree of Life Web Project. 
  2. ^ Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Rhodomelaceae J.E. Areschoug, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=143674 on 2018-05-04