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 Up to 50 cm in length. Olive-yellow in colour, but much darker when dry. Holdfast expanded and knobbly. Frond cylindrical, unbranched near base then branching dichotomously. Elongate reproductive bodies present at ends of branches. Rounded air bladders sometimes present.Bifurcaria bifurcata is perennial and hermaphroditic.


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