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Phylum: Rhodophyta   Family: Rhodothamniellaceae

Rhodothamniella floridula  (Dillwyn) Feldmann, 1978

Sand Binder

Plants growing on rocky and sandy substrates have filaments densely packed together, helping to bind the surface. It also grows in crevises where the filaments are fastigiate and sparsely branched. Common

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Bunker, Brodie, Maggs & Bunker (2017) - Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland;
Newton (1931) - A Handbook of the British Seaweeds

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