Porphyra linearis Greville

Schmitzia hiscockiana

Description: Delicate, linear, membranous, purple-brown fronds, to 200 mm long and 25 mm broad, usually simple with short stipe from basal holdfast; orange patches when reproductive.
Habitat: Zone-forming (above) on rock in the upper intertidal and splash zone of semi-exposed and exposed shores. This is a winter and spring annual appearing on semi-exposed and exposed shores from November onwards and persisting until February or March.

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