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Laver

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Laver

The fronds of certain marine algae used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the ulva latissima; purlpe laver, Porphyra laciniata and P. Vulgaris. It is prepared by stewing, either alone or with other vegetables, and with various condiments; called also sloke, or sloakan.

(Science: botany) mountain laver, a reddish gelatinous alga of the genus Palmella, found on the sides of mountains