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Club-leafed Cystophora

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Scientific name
Cystophora torulosa
Common names
Club-leafed Cystophora
Life on the Edge
Page 11
Group
Brown Algae
Where to find
Rockpools and subtidal
Description

All Cystophora have flattened axes. This short, ground-hugging alga has yellow-brown cylindrical fronds and distinctive club shaped branchlets. Up to 1.5 m long

Cystophora are important canopy forming algae at the Bluff. This one is often exposed on very low tides.

 

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