What is Monostroma nitidum
Monostroma nitidum (scientific name: Monostroma nitidum) is a seagrass of the family Monostromataceae native to the Korean peninsula, China and Japan. It is attached to rocks in the intertidal zone along the Pacific coast from Honshu to Kyushu. The leaf color is green. Applications include boiled simmered ingredients, miso soup, soup, tempura, and boiled sardines.
Common name: Monostroma nitidum, scientific name: Monostroma nitidum, Also known as: Aonori, Arthur (Okinawa), green laver, Aosa, Origin: Korean Peninsula, China, Japan Central and Southern Pacific coast of Honshu, Seto Inland Sea, Southern coast of Honshu, Kyushu, Nansei Islands, Distribution: Japan on the Pacific coast from Honshu to Kyushu, Environment: Rock on intertidal zone, Leaf color: Green, Leaf shape: Circular, Leaf edge: Wavy, Spore body: Spherical bag shape, Life type: Edible seaweed, Plant height: 10-20 cm, Leaf color: Green, Use: Edible.