Gelidiella indica   Sreenivasa Rao,  1971 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Gelidiales
Family:Gelidiellaceae

Description
Size: 3-4.5cm high.

Colour: Purple

Plants grow in entangled tufts giving rise to stolon-like creeping branches from the base, these attached by discoid rhizoids; creeping stolons give rise to erect axes above; erect axes cylindrical or slightly complanate below, gradually expanding to flattened frond with obtuse apex, entire or branched
above.


Synonym (s)
Gelidiella indica Sreenivasa Rao, 1971

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Used in the production of agar.)

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography