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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen

Use

Type of use

Detail

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Direct use as food - additive, ground whole tissue

traditional 

Notes

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Direct use as food - food, consumed whole

traditional 

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Source of hydrocolloids - source of carrageenan

current, potential 

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Contains: lambda-carrageenan.

 

 

 

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