Bangiaceae Porphyra sp.

Red Laver

Kwakiutl, Southern - Food, Bread & Cake

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 262

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Scientific name: Porphyra sp.
Common names: Red Laver
Family: Bangiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl, Southern
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Plants allowed to rot, shaped into cakes, sun dried and eaten with dried salmon at feasts.

RECRD: 46941 id: 29724