Paddle-shaped leaves occurring often in pairs with obvious cross-veins on surface arise from delicate stems (petioles). Stem arises from buried runner (stolon). Flowers arise on branches between leaf pairs. Green to almost transparent leaves with white stem. Up to 7 cm (leaf) long.
This seaweed can form large beds across the sea floor.
Sandy and muddy substrates in sheltered embayments and estuaries, 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