Chorda filum(L.) Stackhouse

Martaum in Norwegian Bokmål
Cat gut in English


The species Chorda filum belongs to:


Photos of Chorda filum (1):

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Photo of Chorda filum
Photo showing three individuals from a rock pool Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Note: The species is pluriseriate and unbranched and set with colourless hairs. Older specimens are hollow and may become somewhat inflated, and can grow to 4 m and become around 4 mm in diameter. The species forms dense stands in sheltered bays during summer. It is annual and disappears during autumn.