Plocamium unassigned to species

Common name: 

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

Cool temperate waters in all hemispheres1

Flower description:

N/A

Habit:

Red algae with branches occurring in one plane2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Images:
Image of Plocamium unassigned
Image of Plocamium unassigned
Image of Plocamium unassigned
Image of Plocamium unassigned
Conservation status:

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