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Thallus erect growing from stoloniferous holdfast with a short stipe expanding into a fan-shaped flattened blade with parallel sides less than 4 mm wide.The blade divides dichotomously 4 or 5 times to a height of 8 cms. The apices sometimes are elongated into proliferations up to 2 cms long. Rhodymenia pseudopalmata has wider blades of 5-10 mm.

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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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