Lessioniaceae Nereocystis luetkeana (Mert.) Post. & Rupr.

Giant Kelp

Kwakiutl, Southern - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 261

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Scientific name: Nereocystis luetkeana (Mert.) Post. & Rupr.
Common names: Giant Kelp
Family: Lessioniaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl, Southern
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Tubes put into steaming pits so that water could be poured directly on hot rocks at the bottom.

RECRD: 46933 id: 23708