Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Marine, mangrove and freshwater habitats and estuaries
Red algae with erect thallus of cylindrical polysiphonous branches, mostly with indeterminate growth
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
Lateral branches are similar to main branches and are not reduced to short determinate laterals 2
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. (2003). “The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIID, Ceramiales- Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae”. ABRS, Canberra.