Limukohu

Asparagopsis taxiformis

''Asparagopsis taxiformis'', formerly ''A. sanfordiana'', is a species of red alga, with cosmopolitan distribution in tropical to warm temperate waters.
Alga Harpoon weed red - Asparagopsis taxiformis  Asparagopsis taxiformis,Geotagged,Limukohu,Spain,Spring

Uses

''Asparagopsis'' is one of the most popular types of ''limu''. in the cuisine of Hawaii, it is principally a condiment. It is known as ''Limu kohu'' in the Hawaiian language meaning "pleasing seaweed". ''Limu kohu'' is a traditional ingredient in ''poke''.

The essential oil of limu kohu is 80% bromoform by weight, and includes many other bromine- and iodine-containing organic compounds.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionRhodophyta
ClassFlorideophyceae
OrderBonnemaisoniales
FamilyBonnemaisoniaceae
GenusAsparagopsis
SpeciesA. taxiformis
Photographed in
Spain