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Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Gigantea

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Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. . 22 Apr 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Silver Strand, Co. Galway, Ireland. 05 Apr 2012. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie). © M.D. Guiry.

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; a tangle!. 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water. 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
France, Brittany, 2011. 21 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
France, Brittany, 2011. 21 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie). © M.D. Guiry.

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
France, Roscoff, 2001, stipe in TS. Ignacio Barbára. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
AlgaeBase image on the cover of Physiologia plantarum. 26 Mar 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore; 10.5 mm lens
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse 1816: xi

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1816). Nereis britannica Editio altera. Nova addita classificatione cryptogamiarum [sic] respectu generis Fuci. pp. [i]-xii, [i]- 68, 20 pls. Oxonii [Oxford]: excudebat S. Collingwood.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Gigantea.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus digitatus Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England] (Hudson 1762: 475).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

Created: 24 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2019.

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