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Kelp MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Kelp
Tree Number(s)
B01.750.600.425
B05.080.750.450
Unique ID
D044423
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044423
Annotation
coordinate with specific organism if pertinent
Scope Note
Large, robust forms of brown algae (PHAEOPHYCEAE) in the order Laminariales. They are a major component of the lower intertidal and sublittoral zones on rocky coasts in temperate and polar waters. Kelp, a kind of SEAWEED, usually refers to species in the genera LAMINARIA or MACROCYSTIS, but the term may also be used for species in FUCUS or Nereocystis.
Previous Indexing
Algae (1965-2003)
Seaweed (1971-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see SEAWEED 2000-2003
History Note
2004; use SEAWEED 2000-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Kelp Preferred
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