Bostrychia harveyi

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Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

From St George River to Sealers Cove (Vic) and SE Tasmania [16]

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Mainly under fresh-water influences1

Flower description:

N/A

Habit:

Red algae with dark brown-red thallus 0.5-4 cm high, with branched axes 3-8 cm long. Epilithic or epiphytic1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The thallus is covered with an outer layer of smaller cells1

Images:
Image of Bostrychia harveyi
Conservation status:

References:

1 Womersley, H. B. S. (2003). “The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIID, Ceramiales- Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae”. ABRS, Canberra.