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elkhorn sea moss
Kappaphycus alvarezii
Kappaphycus alvarezii
elkhorn sea moss red macroalgae
Kappaphycus alvarezii Solieriaceae
common name
  elkhorn sea moss
accepted scientific name
  Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) Doty ex P.C.Silva
rules for finding collection records
  Kappaphycus alvarezii (51)
family name
Image Author: ©1996 Coral Reef Research Foundation, US National Herbarium - Smithsonian Institution
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Red Algae
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 3rd week of December
Introduced. A noxious aquatic weed in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Marine Algae of Hawai`i
Keoki & Yuko Stender
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where plant found
mag select
grid lines base