Alaria esculenta(L.) Greville

Butare in Norwegian Bokmål


The species Alaria esculenta belongs to:


Photos of Alaria esculenta (1):

1 of 1: Habitat

Photo of Alaria esculenta
It is present in the lower intertidal and upper subtidal of wave-exposed parts along the Norwegian coast, often forming a zone above the Laminaria hyperborea kelp forest. It has a distinct midrib. Fertile specimens carry sori on leaf-formed sporophylls, present on the upper part of the stipe.  Photo: © Vivian HusaTerms of use

Note: Photo: Bernt Rydland Olsen

Closest relatives

Other species in the same genus (Alaria):

  • Alaria pylaiei(Bory) Greville
    • Grønnlandsbutare in Norwegian Bokmål