Bangiaceae is a family of red algae in the order Bangiales.[3] It contains laver, used to make laverbread, and various species in the genus of Pyropia are used to make nori.[4]

Clymene coleana
Clymene coleana
Scientific classification e
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Bangiophyceae
Order: Bangiales
Family: Bangiaceae
Duby, 1830[1]


Genera accepted in 2018;[2]


  1. ^ Duby, Jean Étienne (1830). Aug. Pyrami de Candolle Botanicon gallicum sen synopsis plantarum in flora gallica descriptarum. Editio secunda. Ex herbariis et schedis Candollianis propriisque digestum a J. É. Duby V.D.M. Pars secunda plantas cellulares continens. pp. [i-vi], [545]-1068, [i]-lviii. Paris: Ve Desray, Rue Hautefueille, No. 4.
  2. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Archived 2018-08-20 at the Wayback Machine ; searched on 03 February 2018.
  3. ^ Michael D. Guiry (2018). "Bangiaceae Engler, 1892". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ Niwa, Kyosuke (November 2020). "Molecular evidence of allodiploidy in F1 gametophytic blades from a cross between Neopyropia yezoensis and a cryptic species of the Neopyropia yezoensis complex (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) by the use of microsatellite markers". Aquaculture Reports. 18: 100489. doi:10.1016/j.aqrep.2020.100489.

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