Gracilaria gracilis(Stackhouse) Steentoft, Irvine & Farnham

Pollris in Norwegian


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Photos of Gracilaria gracilis (1):

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Photo of Gracilaria gracilis
This species is often found loose-lying in protected bays and in seawater polls in Norway. The thallus is somewhat elastic, dark red, 5-15 cm tall and branches irregularly with round branches that are tapered toward the apices. The species is highly valued for agar production and is cultured in South Africa.  Photo: © Vivian HusaTerms of use