Rhodymeniales Lomantariaceae

Distribution

Gelidiopsis repens (K├╝tzing) Shmitz

Thallus form and type

Substratum

Occurrence

Season

Abundance

Description

Filiform, cylindrical and cushion

Intertidal rocks

Mid littoral zone, rock pools

July-November

Scanty

Plants light red in colour (Fig. a), 3 - 4 cm in height, filiform, dichotomously alternately and sometimes pinnately branched; branches spread out in subflagel-late manner, upper segments slender, the thallus composed of central medulla of small cells, cortex with large cells and a surface layer of small cells.

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