Dermonema frappieri [Status Unaccepted]   (Montagne & Millardet) Borgesen,  1942 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Nemaliales
Family:Liagoraceae

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Description
Color: Yellowish to dark purple

Thalli attached by large discoid holdfast, caespitose, profusely dichotomously branched in all directions, up to 6 cm high. Branches terete or subcompressed near the base, about 2 mm broad. Multiaxial. Cystocarp with diffuse and filamentous gonimoblast.


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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Used for food)

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tseng, CK (Ed.) (1983) Common seaweeds of China Science Press 316 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-04-11

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