Eisenia (alga)

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Eisenia bicyclis
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Laminariales
Family: Lessoniaceae
Genus: Eisenia
J.E. Areschoug, 1876

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Eisenia is a brown alga genus in the family Lessoniaceae. The genus is named for California Academy of Sciences curator, Gustav Eisen.

Eisenia bicyclis (the arame (荒布?)) is a species of kelp best known for its use in Japanese cuisine.


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