Monostroma nitidum

Monostroma nitidum

  • Monostroma nitidum
  • Monostroma nitidum
  • Flower name
    Monostroma nitidum
  • Scientific name
    Monostroma nitidum
  • Aliasgreen laver, 一重草
  • Place of originKorea, China and Japan
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering season

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.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Monostromataceae
  • Genus
    Monostroma
  • Species
    M. nitidum
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Round
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeSeaweed
  • Flower colorsBrown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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