Ellisolandia elongata (J.Ellis & Solander) K.Hind & G.W.Saunders

Corallina elongata
Other names: Also known as Corallina mediterranea and Corallina elongata Ellis et Solander
Description: Chalky whitish-pink to reddish-lilac, calcified, articulated fronds, tiny fish-bone-like arrangement, to 50 mm high, axis compressed, repeatedly pinnate from discoid base, more abundantly and regularly branched than C. officinalis. Articulations small.
Habitat: On rock, exposed coasts, lower intertidal, southern and western coasts, occasional.
Similar species: Corallina officinalis is commoner, larger, and has coarser articulations. Jania rubens which is dichotomously branched.

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