Porphyra unassigned to species

Common name: 


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

Mid and upper eulittoral on cool temperate coasts1

Flower description:



Red algae with a leaf-like erect but flaccid thallus one or two cells thick1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The thallus is leaf like and one or two cells thick1

Image of Porphyra unassigned
Image of Porphyra unassigned
Image of Porphyra 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.