Long central stalk (stipe) compressed with zigzagged secondary branches arising in an alternating pattern on the central branch face. Branchlets (ramuli) are arranged along secondary or tertiary branches in an alternate pattern, are flat and sword shaped (lanceolate), thinner at the base appearing as a thin stem (petiole). Edges of branchlets appear dimpled. Holdfast at base is a simple and disc-conical shaped. Light to dark brown. Up to 60 cm long (thallus).
Shallow subtidal rocky reefs and tidal pools in moderate to rough waters.
Tasmania and Victoria.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed