Multi-branched and segmented with short clustered branches (tuft-like) arising from non-calcified joints (geniculata). Holdfast is a calcified crust (calcium-carbonate encrusted). Medium red-light brown. Up to 15 cm long (thallus).
This alga often grows attached to seagrasses and other algae.
Intertidal and subtidal rocky reefs, moderate-rough wave action, to depth of 32 m.
South America, Pacific Islands and Australia.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed