Bryopsis plumosa(Hudson) C. Agardh

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The species Bryopsis plumosa belongs to:


Photos of Bryopsis plumosa (2):

  • Photo of Bryopsis plumosa
  • Photo of Bryopsis plumosa

1 of 2: Habit

Photo of Bryopsis plumosa
Feather-branched thallus of a six cm long specimen Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Note: Thallus is up to 10 cm long and siphonous, with cross-walls only forming in lateral branches during reproduction. Lateral branches form in one plane. This separates it from B. hypnoides, where lateral branches are irregularly or spirally arranged.

2 of 2: Branching pattern

Photo of Bryopsis plumosa
Siphonous thallus with side branches situated in one plane Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Closest relatives

Other species in the same genus (Bryopsis):