Erythrotrichia unassigned to species

Common name: 

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

Flower description:



Red algae with minute thalli (to a few mm high), with erect, simple filaments attached by rhizoids1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The thallus is erect, filamentous and one to a few cells broad1

Image of Erythrotrichia unassigned
Conservation status:

Other comments:
This is only general information about the genus as this specimen has not been identified to species level

1 Womersley, H. B. S. (1994). “The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIA, Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato)”. ABRS, Canberra.