Factsheets for Red Seaweeds (phylum Rhodophyta)

Genus: Caloglossa Trade name: caloglossa Symbol: CA
Authority(Harvey) G. Martens Type species:  Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G. Martens
Commercial species: adnata (AND), leprieurii (LEP)
Common names: Red tongueweed
Classification: Eukaryota, Phylum Rhodophyta, Class Rhodophyceae, Subclass Florideophycidae, Order Ceramiales, Family Delesseriaceae, Subfamily Delesserioideae, Tribe Caloglossa
AlgaeBase names and species:  24 names - 13 current as of 12-2001.
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SuriaLink SeaPlant Utility Rating
Reputed to have minor use as food.
Description
In preparation.
Habitat
In preparation.

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Caloglossa production
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Tons per annum
wild harvest
Tons per annum
cultivated
Indonesia n/a n/a
Vietnam n/a n/a
Total 

n/a

n/a n/a
Production
Production figures are still being sought.
Biology & Agronomy
In preparation.
Chemistry
In preparation.
Processing
We have several monographs in progress covering analytical procedures post-harvest treatment and process technology. Check the processing index for available web pages and monographs. 
Products, Uses & Applications
List of species' uses and community affiliations
Genus GenID SpID Species Uses Communities
Caloglossa CA AND adnata FH, MD SV, WB
Caloglossa CA LEP leprieurii FH, MD SV, WB

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Calaglossa is most strongly associated with the  Seavegetables and Wellbeing communities.
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