Nitella unassigned to species

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

Flower description:

N/A

Habit:

Green algae, 30-100 cm high plants, attached with numerous basal, multicellular, colourless and branched rhizoids1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Images:
Image of Nitella 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.