Lobed and thickened blade-like body (thallus) appearing folded in a circular shape, arising from single anchor point of coarse roots (rhizoids). Medium green. Up to 10 cm long (thallus).
This is the only species of the Dictyosphaeria genus living in southern temperate waters. It often grows on vertical rock surfaces.
Tidal pools and subtidal reefs with moderate to rough wave action, to depth of 23 m.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed