Gelidiopsis repens (Kützing) Shmitz
Thallus form and type
Filiform, cylindrical and cushion
Mid littoral zone, rock pools
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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