Gigantea bulbosa Stackhouse, nom. illeg. 1816
Gigantea bulbosa Stackhouse, nom. illeg. 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 plates. Oxford: S. Collingwood.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gigantea is Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bulbous.
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 24 January 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023