Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Cool temperate waters in all hemispheres
Red algae with branches occurring in one plane
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
Links to description of this species:
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.