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Desmarestia aculeata
witch’s hair brown algae
Desmarestia aculeata Desmarestiaceae
common name
  witch’s hair
accepted scientific name
  Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
rules for finding collection records
  Desmarestia aculeata (873)
family name
Image Author: ©1852 Pierre-Louis Crouan
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Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Brown Algae
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