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Marine Plant Practical

All plants and seaweeds for the Marine Plant Practical.
Amphiroa tribulus
White Calcified toothpicks
Bryopsis plumosa
Only green fuzzy. Central point.
Caulerpa racemosa
From the aquarium. Looks like mini Hydrocotal.
Caulerpa sertularioides
From the aquarium. Fan like.
Centroceras clavulatum
Red Fuzzy. Spikes at nodes.
Ceramium cruciatum
Red Fuzzy. Banded under-scope with pitchers at ends.
Codium carolinianum
Dead man's fingers. Short pinchers forks.
Codium decorticatum
Dead man's fingers. Long forks.
Enteromorpha intestinalis
Looks like green intestines, small flat and floppy. Central point.
Galaxaura squalida
Dried pom poms
Gracilaria caudata
Gelatin. Parenchymatous.
Gracilaria spp.
Gelatin. Parenchymatous. Reproductive nodes.
Sea oats.
Hypnea musciformis
Only one with hooks on the tips of the branches.
Penicillus capitatus
Puffy dried feather like dusters. Similar to a make up applicator.
Polysiphonia gorgoniae
Red Fuzzy. Not able to find in sea table. Dicotomus branching.
Sargassum filipendula
Air bladders, the only one with them.
Solieria filiformis
Diffused filamentous. Looks like Gracilaria only way to tell them apart is a cross-section.
Spyridia filamentosa
Red Fuzzy. Bands WITHOUT pitchers on ends.
Dried mini fans.
Ulva fasciata
Central Point. Darker green.
Ulva lactuca
Does NOT have a central point. Flat thin sheet. one cell thick.
Ulva rigida
Central Point. Camouflage.
Study of seaweeds
Red algae.
Green algae.
Brown algae.
Rhizophora mangle
Red mangrove.
Avicennia germinans
Black mangrove
Laguncularia racemosa
White mangrove
Conocarpus erectus
Thalassia testudinum
Turtle-grass. Flat, wide blades.
Halodule wrightii
Shoal-grass. Flat, thin blades.
Syringodium filiforme
Manatee-grass. Round blades