Dictyotales Dictyotaceae

Distribution

Okha: N 22° 28.43'; E 69° 03.57' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95'

Distribution

Okha: N 22° 28.43'; E 69° 03.57' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95'

Dictyopteris acrostichoides (J. Agardh) Bornet

Dictyopteris acrostichoides (J. Agardh) Bornet

Thallus form and type

Substratum

Occurrence

Season

Abundance

Description

Frondose and ribbon type

Inter tidal rocks, gravel, coralline stones

Lower mid littoral zone

November-April

Scanty

Plants dark brown in colour, up to 15 cm tall, arising from discoid holdfasts (Fig. a); fronds dichotomously branched with thin wings and prominent mid rib, 0.4 - 0.5 cm broad, margins entire, apices round (Fig. b); thallus many cells thick in the midrib region two layered in the wings; reproductive organs and hairs forming a narrow belt on both sides of the midrib.

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