Bifurcaria bifurcata

Bifurcaria bifurcata

Observation - Bifurcaria bifurcata - UK and Ireland. Description: Brown alga with repeatedly dichotomous tubular fronds, abundant in rockpool low on the shore in Devon. A species found on SW UK coasts now spreading. An extract of this seaweed was shown by one preliminary study to halt the proliferation of cancer cells

Brown alga with repeatedly dichotomous tubular fronds, abundant in rockpool low on the shore in Devon. A species found on SW UK coasts now spreading. An extract of this seaweed was shown by one preliminary study to halt the proliferation of cancer cells according to wikipedia...