Rosenvingea intricata (J. Agardh) B0rgesen
Thallus form and type
Branched and tubular tufts Intertidal rocks
Mid littoral zone, tide pools, wave exposed rocks
Plants yellowish brown in colour, 3 - 5 cm tall, growing as intricate tufts with irregularly ramified branches; mature thalli hollow; cells in the thallus larger near the cavity and smaller on the peripheral side and covered with a layer of small polygonal cells containing disc-shaped, roundish or slightly lobed chloroplasts; hairs scattered or in small groups.
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