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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Plantae | Division Rhodophyta | Order Cryptonemiales
Photo by Tan Bee Hong
Red Seaweed
Family Grateloupiaceae

Halymenia and the fleshy Eucheuma are used for the cosmetic and food industry (e.g., in the making of agar).


Both genera are eaten as salad vegetables in the Philippines. (Height about 30cm).
Shore environment
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre