Synonyms for laminariaceae or Related words with laminariaceae
Examples of "laminariaceae"
In Japanese, the term refers to a different beverage made from dried and powdered "kombu" (an edible kelp from the
Bull kelp is a common name for the brown alga "Nereocystis luetkeana" which is a true kelp in the family
The color "kombu green" is a representation of the color of kombu, edible kelp from the family
widely eaten in East Asia.
is a family of brown algal seaweeds, many genera of which are popularly called "kelp." The table indicates the genera within this family. The family includes the largest known seaweeds: "Nereocystis" and "Macrocystis".
Laminaria digitata is a large brown alga in the family
, also known by the common name Oarweed. It is found in the sublittoral zone of the northern Atlantic Ocean.
Kombu (from ) is edible kelp from the family
and is widely eaten in East Asia. It may also be referred to as, dasima () or haidai (). Some edible kelps in the family "
" are not always called kombu, such as arame, ("Ecklonia kurome") or "Macrocystis pyrifera". Most "kombu" is from the species "Saccharina japonica" ("Laminaria japonica"), extensively cultivated on ropes in the seas of Japan and Korea. With the development of cultivation technology, over 90% of Japanese "kombu" is cultivated, mostly in Hokkaidō, but also as far south as the Seto Inland Sea.
"Laminaria" is high in iodine, a nutrient crucial for proper thyroid function. In addition to promoting thyroid health, members of the
family can be used to induce and aid in labor. Pieces of laminaria can be put in the cervix and water added. The laminaria absorbs the water and enlarges, making the opening of the cervix larger.
Laminaria hyperborea is a species of large brown alga, a kelp in the family
, also known by the common names of tangle and cuvie. It is found in the sublittoral zone of the northern Atlantic Ocean. A variety, "Laminaria hyperborea f. cucullata" (P.Svensden & J.M.Kain, 1971) is known from more wave sheltered areas in Scandinavia.
Saccharina latissima is a brown algae (class Phaeophyceae), of the family
. It is also known by the common names sea belt and Devil's apron, due to its shape. It is found in the north east Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea south to Galicia in Spain. It is not found in the Bay of Biscay but is common round the coasts of the British Isles. The species is found at sheltered rocky seabeds.
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