alaria (alaria esculenta)

  • See also seaweeds
  • Alaria is a genus of brown alga seaweed.
  • In Japan and South America alaria is dried and eaten as a food.
  • There are about 17 species of alaria
  • Alaria esculenta is a large brown seaweed common on the shores of the British Isles. It is the only species of alaria found in Britain
  • Alaria marginata is found along the west coast of North America. It is also known as California nori, wild nori or California wakame, but it is in fact a different species from either nori or wakame.