Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
From Victor Harbor, SA to Ballina, NSW and around Tasmania 
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Widespread in cooler temperate marine waters . Lowest eulittoral and uppermost sublittoral
Erect green algae, 5-30 cm high
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
Links to description of this species:
Womersley, H. B. S. (1984). “The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part I”. ABRS, Canberra.
2 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.