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|Researched by||Anna Neish||Refereed by||Admin|
|Authority||(Hudson) A.Vergés & L.Le Gall, 2017|
|Other common names||-||Synonyms||Callophyllis lacinata (Hudson) Kützing, 1843|
A short soft, fleshy thallus arises and expands immediately from a small round (discoid) holdfast. The stipe is inconspicuous or absent and the crimson, brownish or purple-red fronds are much divided spreading out into wedge-shaped divisions of about 1-3 cm broad. The whole blade can be up to 15 cm long and fan-shaped with overlapping sections. Frond tips are rounded and end in tiny marginal leaflets giving a fringed appearance.
Often confused with Cryptopleura ramosa with which it often grows and can be distinguished if Cryptopleura ramosa shows iridescence as Metacallophyllis lacinata does not.
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Last Updated: 07/11/2006