Taxon profile


Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia portentosa (Dufour) Coem.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Lecanoromycetes »  order Lecanorales »  family Cladoniaceae »  genus Cladonia - cup lichen

Scientific synonyms

Cenomyce portentosa Dufour
Cladina alpestris var. spumosa (Flörke) Zopf
Cladina impexa de Lesd.
Cladina portentosa (Dufour) Follmann
Cladina portentosa f. subimpexa (P.A. Duvign.) Ahti
Cladina spumosa (Flörke) Zopf
Cladonia impexa Harm.
Cladonia impexa f. condensata (Harm.) Motyka
Cladonia impexa f. portentosa (Dufour) Harm.
Cladonia impexa f. spumosa (Flörke) Mig.

Other names

= Caribou Moss
= Reindeer Moss


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Reindeer

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