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Definition of Nereocystis
NereocystisNereocystis Ne`re*o*cys"tis, n. [NL. See Nereid, and
A genus of gigantic seaweeds.
Note: Nereocystis Lutkeana, of the North Pacific, has a
stem many fathoms long, terminating in a great vesicle,
which is crowned with a tuft of long leaves. The stem
is used by the Alaskans for fishing lines.
Meaning of Nereocystis from wikipedia
(Gr****, 'mermaid's bladder') is a monotypic genus
the species Nereocystis
luetkeana. Some English names
- Bull kelp is a common
name for the brown
alga Nereocystis luetkeana which
is a true kelp in the family
in the genus
- They are known
rate—the genera Macrocystis
can grow as fast as half a metre
a day, ultimately reaching
30 to 80...
this family. The family includes
the largest known
and Macrocystis. Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2006). AlgaeBase
- "Physiological aspects
of carbon monoxide production
by the brown
luetkeana". Botany. 54 (3–4): 352–360. doi:10.1139/b76-032. ISSN 1916-2804...
- of vascular plants
both in structure
and function. In others
(such as Nereocystis
), the center
of the stipe
with gas that serves
dilatatum, "Salmonberry" Rubus spectabilis
and "bull kelp" Nereocystis
deer will also opportunistically
feed on domestic
- and various
kelp, important kelps include canopy forming
bull kelp (Nereocystis
luetkeana). and edible kelps
(Saccharina latissima) Among...
- although numerous other genera
such as Laminaria, Ecklonia, Lessonia, Nereocystis
, Alaria, and Eisenia
are described. A wide range
of sea life uses kelp...
- algae, but still smaller
than the giant kelps
such as Macrocystis
can grow up to 40–50 metres
(130–160 ft). On the other
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