Tender golden weed

Tender Golden Weed (Solieria)

Tender Golden Weed


Choose smooth plants with fleshy branches.


This plant should be eaten fresh but not stored.


  • Wash well before use.
  • Chopped fresh plants can be mixed with salted raw fish.
  • Render into pickles or relish and use in salads.
  • Can also be cooked in coconut milk.
  • (Novaczek, 2001)

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Tender Golden Weed

Tender golden weed is found below low tide level on shallow reef flats and in lagoons. The plant has irregular cylindrical branches and is grey-red, brownish-red, grayish-yellow or green in color. It has a fibrous stem that prefers slightly fresh water (Novaczek, 2001).

Traditional Names
  • Palauan – char