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 Laminaria ochroleuca is a yellow-brown digitate kelp up to about 1.5 m in length. It has a distinct yellow area at the junction of the stipe and the blade which is a key distinguishing feature. Laminaria ochroleuca also has a rigid round stem (or stipe) that is clean of any attached growths (epiphytes). The blade is broad and flattened, dividing into numerous strap like digits.None

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