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spoon luga
Mazzaella laminarioides
spoon luga red algae
Mazzaella laminarioides Gigartinaceae
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Spanish common names
  •spoon luga
  •luga cuchara
accepted scientific name
  •Mazzaella laminarioides (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Fredericq
rules for finding collection records
  •Mazzaella laminarioides (191)
  •Iridaea heterococca (0)
  •Iridaea boryana (1)
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Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Brown Algae
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (68%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
This species appears to be a brown algae yet it is in a family that is designated as a red algae.
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