This tiny seaweed is often overlooked. It grows on stones and coral
rubble, often near the 'Taugeh' seaweed
Features: Tiny cap that is shaped
like a daisy (about 0.5cm in diameter) made up of 34 petal-shaped 'rays', held
up on a thin stalk. This tiny seaweed is calcified, in different degrees
depending on the species. The young cap is green and turns white as
Sentosa, Dec 10
*Species are difficult
to positively identify without close examination of internal parts.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of
green seaweed on Singapore shores
Cyrene Reef, Feb 16
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.
Pulau Senang, Aug 10
Terumbu Berkas, Jan 10
species recorded for Singapore
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