Rhodymeniales Champiaceae

Distribution

Okha: N 22° 28.45"; E 69° 04.00" Porbandar: N 21° 37.92,; E 69° 36.481 Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.871; E 68° 56.951

Distribution

Okha: N 22° 28.45"; E 69° 04.00" Porbandar: N 21° 37.92,; E 69° 36.481 Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.871; E 68° 56.951

Champia globulifera B0rgesen

Champia globulifera B0rgesen

Thallus form and type

Substratum

Occurrence

Season

Abundance

Description

Soft, segmented and mucilaginous

Intertidal rocks, coralline stones

Lower mid littoral zone and infra littoral fringe

November-April

Dense

Plants dark red to violet red in colour, 4 - 6 cm tall, segmented, densely caespitose, gelatinous, attached by rhizoids and basal discs, sometimes decumbent branches produced; branching monopodial, opposite, verticillate or alternate, simple or branched, broad in the middle and tapering gradually near the apices, apices obtuse; segments barrel-shaped, 2 mm broad as long as broad (Figs. a, b).

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