Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hypnea
Family: Cystocloniaceae (Alga/Rhodophyta)
Taxon : Alga
Group : Plant

SPECIES
spinella
NOTES

A tiny red seaweed which is epiphytic on Zostera.


AUTHORITY
C.Agardh) Kützing
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Seaweed
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A red seaweed
Colour: Red
Common Name
Epiphytic red alga
Seaweed
Habitat
NOTES: Grows attached to the seagrass Zostera
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
Food
This species is said to be edible and is commonly eaten boiled in coconut milk in parts of the Pacific and Asia
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Gigartina spinella
Hypnea cervicornis
Hypnea musciformis
Hypnophycus cervicornis
Sphaerococcus spinellus



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