Lithophyllum giganteum Zanardini 1843: 43
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. -64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Very little description but seemingly valid: "Cresce in fondo al mare, ed è veramente singolare per la forma gigantesca delle squamme fogliacee". [It grows at the bottom of the sea, and is truly unique for the giant form of the compressed foliage]. - (14 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 14 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 November 2019.