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Phylum: Rhodophyta   Family: Rhodomelaceae

Vertebrata lanosa  (Linnaeus) T.A. Christensen, 1967

Wrack Siphon Weed

Can be found on several species of wrack but most common on Ascophyllum nodosum. A dioecious species with the separate branches looking quite different. Mostly within the mid to lower tidal range

Determiner: 
Chris Johnon

References: 
Maggs & Hommersand (1993) - Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1 Rhodophyta, Part 3A Ceramiales

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