One or more simple or branched axes with many irregularly positioned laterals which are linear shaped often tapering to a broad tip. Growth is from a few cells positioned near the reproductive parts (conceptacles) of the host. Dark brown. Up to 12 cm long (thallus).
This seaweed is an epiphyte or semi-parasite, growing on the seaweeds Hormosira banksii and Xiphophora chondrophylla.
Epiphytic in intertidal rocky reef areas, tidal pools, on rough water coasts.
New Zealand and Australia.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed