Laminaria digitata Lam. Algae. Red-Ware. Sea-Girdles. Sea-Wand. Sea-Ware. Tangle.

The tender stalks of the young fronds of this seaweed are eaten.

Laminaria esculenta Lindbl. Badderlock.

Orkney. The midrib of the stem of this seaweed is eaten.

Laminaria potatorum Labill.

This plant is used as food by the natives of Australia.

Laminaria saccharina Lam.

This seaweed is said to be eaten in Iceland and other northern countries.

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