[ ahn-felts ]
/ ˈɑn fɛlts /
a red alga, Ahnfeltia plicata, common along the coasts of North America and Europe, having brownish, bushlike branches.
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Origin of Ahnfelt's seaweed
after N. Ahnfelt (1801–37), Swedish botanist
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