Fucus giganteus Gaudichaud, nom. illeg.
Fucus giganteus Gaudichaud 1826: 121, 152, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gaudichaud, C. (1826). Botanique. In: Voyage autour du monde...exécuté sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annés 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820. (De Freycinet, L. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, 1-522. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
illegitimate: superfluous; elsewhere in work referred to as Fucus pyriferus - (13 Apr 2008) - Wendy 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: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 April 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.