New Latin Lāmināria (from Latin lāminathin sheet, leaf)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Laminaria Sentence Examples
On the British coasts zones are observable in passing from high to low water mark, characterized by the prevalence of different species, thus: - Pelvetia canaliculata, Fucus platycarpus, Fucus vesiculosus, Ascophyllum nodosum, Fucus serratus, Laminaria digitata.
While there is a general tendency in the group to mucilaginous degeneration of the cell-wall, in Laminaria digitata there are also glands secreting a plentiful mucilage.
The intercalated growing region of Laminaria affords an example of another variety of growth in Phaeophyceae.