Predaea feldmannii var. indica   M. Balakrishnan & Chawla  (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Nemastomatales
Family:Nemastomataceae

Description
Thallus form and type: Mucilaginous and sinuate

Substratum: Bed rocks

Occurrence: Sub littoral zone

Season: February-April

Plants yellowish red in color, 10-20 cm tall, soft, mucilaginous, irregular with finger shaped or wart like processes, complanate to terete; margins of the thallus sinuate and laciniate; thallus multiaxial composed of filamentous medulla and a cortical layer of dichotomously branched filaments; carpogonial branches 2-4 celled.

Synonym (s)
Predaea feldmannii var. indica M. Balakrishnan & Chawla 1984

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky

Biogeography


• INDIA (Record: 1996)
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Jha B, Reddy C.R.K, Thakur M C and Rao M (2009) Seaweeds of India The Diversity and Distribution of seaweeds of Gujarat Coast Springer 211pp Available at - NIO

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