Spiny Leaf (Turbinaria)
Pick tips that look crisp and juicy leaving the base to re-grow.
Wrap plant in leaves or refrigerate. Can be dried or frozen for longer storage.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Spiny leaf grows on shallow and intertidal rock flats and prefers wave areas or sheltered back reefs. The plant is found erect with irregular branches and prickly blades and is dark brown with yellowish tips (Novaczek, 2001).