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Desmarestia aculeata
witch’s hair brown algae
Desmarestia aculeata Desmarestiaceae
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common name
  witch’s hair
accepted scientific name
  Desmarestia aculeata
rules for finding collection records
  Desmarestia aculeata (772)
family name
  Desmarestiaceae
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Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Brown Algae
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