Broad and silky flattened unbranched surface. Broad to wedge-shaped with hollow area of tissue near the blade edge which can be smooth or ruffled. Cells are square in long rows. Short, tubular stem (stipe) attaches blade to simple holdfast. Medium green. Up to 10 cm long (thallus).
This sea lettuce sometimes grows as an epiphyte on seagrasses.
Shallow subtidal reefs, moderate wave action areas.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed