Gracilaria lichenoides.

Botanical name: 

Gracilaria lichenoides L. Harv. Algae. Agar-Agar.

Coast of Ceylon and the opposing portion of the Malayan Archipelago. This seaweed is highly valued for food in Ceylon and other islands of the East. It abounds in Burma and is of superior quality on the Tenasserim Coast.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.