Mozuku

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Basic information

Flower Name
Mozuku
Formal Name
Chordariaceae
Alias
Chordariaceae
Habitat
temperate to tropical waters in the world
Morph
edible seaweed

Comment

What is Mozuku

Mozuku (scientific name: Chordariaceae) is an edible seaweed of Ectocarpales. It lives in a shallow water reef in a temperate to tropical waters in the world. it is brown in water, but turns green when heated. It is a viscous polysaccharide called fucoidan that touches when touching it, and in recent research it is said to have anti-cancer action. Nutritional value is rich in minerals such as calcium and iodine, vitamins, vegetable fiber.
Mozuku in Japan, "Okinawa Mosuku (scientific name: Cladosiphon okamuranus)" of the genus Okinawawa Mozuku which is brown, soft and thick is eaten most.
In addition, one varietal species of Mosuku, the genus Black-tailed in the Genus Pinococcus, is a slender seaweed of about 50 cm in length and about 0.2 cm in thickness acquired in Offshore Offshore of Toyama bay, "Good mozuku (blackfin tuna, black mozuku, scientific name: Sauvageaugloia ikomae)". The standard Japanese name is chromomo, brown in the sea, black when raised from the water. After cooking, cooking methods are used for vinegared sauces, vinegar miso, and miso soup. In addition, there is a thin "Itemozuku (scientific name: Nemacystus decipiens)" in the genus Mozuku Department. How to eat is the same.

Detailed information

Order
Ectocarpales
Family
Chordariaceae
Genus
Cladosiphon
Species
C. okamuranus
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Other
Leaf edge
Other
Flowering place
Beach
Color
Brown
Season
Height
20 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
0 ~ 0

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