Cladophora unassigned to species

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Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Occurs in freshwater, brackish and marine conditions. Found intertidally in wave-exposed to very sheltered habitats, in brackish pools, lagoons and mudflats, and in eutrophic freshwater streams and lakes with pH >71

Flower description:

N/A

Habit:

Green algae with erect or prostrate filaments, sparsely to profusely branched. Attached species have basal cells adherent by a discoid holdfast of descending rhizoids2

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Images:
Image of Cladophora unassigned
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Other comments:
This is only general information about the genus as this specimen has not been identified to species level
References:

1 Guiry, M. D. in Guiry, M. D. and Guiry, G. M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication. National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 October 2014.
2 Womersley, H. B. S. (1984). “The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part I”. ABRS, Canberra.