Slender upright alga. Multibranched or forked stems (axes) covered in densely aggregated tiny vesicles (ramuli) that are pinched (constricted) half way along, appearing pear-shaped at their tip and attached by a short nearly cylindrical stem (pedicel) to stalk. Alga attached to surface by naked runner (stolon). Medium to dark green. Up to 16 cm long (thallus).
This species attaches to rocks on reefs.
Shaded tidal pools and shallow subtidal reef on rough water coasts, to depth of 12 m.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed