Multiple stems (stipes) with distinctive narrowing near nodes. Branching occurs throughout from each node creating a tufted appearance. Holdfast root-like (rhizoidal) and matted. Dark green. Up to 15 cm long (thallus).
This coarse tufted seaweed sometimes grows as an epiphyte on seagrass such as Amphibolis antartica.
Intertidal reef, tidal pools, subtidal reef, sheltered and open coasts, to depth of 5 m.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed