Gigartinales Cystocloniaceae

Distribution

Dwarka: N 22° 14.61"; E 68° 57.281 Okha: N 22° 28.561; E 69° 04.451 Porbandar: N 21° 37.921; E 69° 36.481 Veraval: N 20° 54.87,; E 70° 20.83,

Hypneaflagelliformis Greville ex J. Agardh

Thallus form and type

Substratum

Occurrence

Season

Abundance

Description

Bushy tufts Intertidal rocks

Mid littoral zone, tide pools, rock crevices

November-April

Scanty

Thallus purplish red in colour, 10 - 15 cm tall with many fronds arising from a common holdfast (Fig. a); fronds sparsely branched, flagelliform, covered with ramuli from base to apex; fertile fronds very much attenuate, slightly thicker in the middle; ramuli densely crowded giving the frond a tomentose appearance, patent to horizontally emergent, simple, subulate.

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