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The macroscopic reds grouped in PhycoKey include lime-encrusted coralline algae (except the crustose genera) and genera that are at least a few centimeters to meters tall.  This is not a phylogenetic grouping!



Broadwater, S.T., and J.L. Scott 1994. Ultrastructurer of unicellular red algae. In: Evolutionary Pathways and Enigmatic Algae: Cyanidium caldarum (Rhodophyta) and Related Cells. J. Sechbach (Ed.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, MA.(pp. 215-230).

Dawes, C.J., and A.C. Mathieson 2008. The Seaweeds of Florida. University Press of Florida. (592 pp.)

Sheath, R.G. 2003. Red Algae. In: Freshwater Algae of North America (Chapter 5). Wehr, J.D. and R.G. Sheath (editors). Academic Press.

Taylor, W.R. 1966. Marine Algae of the Northeastern Coast of North America. Univ. of Michigan Press, 3rd printing. (509 pp).