Entry from British & World English dictionary
A large brown seaweed with a long crinkly blade-like frond that grows up to 3 m in length and young stems that are edible.
- Lactaria saccharina, class Phaeophyceae
- Completely broken up, the plates and crossbars are covered in sugar kelp and perfect for snorkel exploration as well as diving.
- The sunlit port side is a forest of sugar kelp and the shaded starboard side a garden of delicate anemones and tunicates.
- The delicate plumose anemones have been replaced in the shallows by long strands of sugar kelp.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.