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florideae


florideae


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rhodosperm  \Rho"do*sperm\,  n.  [Gr.  "ro`don  the  rose  +  spe`rma  a 
  seed.]  (Bot.) 
  Any  seaweed  with  red  spores. 
 
  Note:  As  the  name  of  a  subclass,  Rhodosperms,  or 
  {Rhodosperme[ae]},  is  synonymous  with  {Floride[ae]} 
  (which  see.) 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Phycoerythrin  \Phy`co*e*ryth"rin\,  Phycoerythrine 
  \Phy`co*e*ryth"rine\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  seaweed  +  E.  erythrin,  -ine.] 
  A  red  coloring  matter  found  in  alg[ae]  of  the  subclass 
  {Floride[ae]}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Florideae  \Flo*rid"e*[ae]\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  L.  flos,  floris,  a 
  flower.]  (Bot.) 
  A  subclass  of  alg[ae]  including  all  the  red  or  purplish 
  seaweeds;  the  Rhodosperme[ae]  of  many  authors;  --  so  called 
  from  the  rosy  or  florid  color  of  most  of  the  species.