Thallus form and type
Ribbon like with cylindrical stalks Intertidal rocks
Infra littoral fringe, rock pools
Plants dark red or rose pink in colour, up to 15 cm tall, erect, firm and gelatinous and attached by a distinct basal disc; thallus dichotomously divided; blades stalked, 2 - 3 mm wide, lower portions cuneate, upper portions linear, sub-flabellately or fastigiately branched, angle between furcations acute (Figs. a, b); margins of the blade entire; fronds slightly thickened at the margins and more or less sub-canaliculate or concave on one side.
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