Taxon profile


Cup Lichen
Cladonia coccifera (L.) Willd.

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

Scientific synonyms

Lichen cocciferus L.
Cladonia coccifera f. asotea (Ach.) Vain.
Cladonia blakei Robbins
Cladonia pseudodigitata Gyelnik


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Similar species

Cladonia floerkeana (Fr.) Flörke - Bengal Match Lichen

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

Links and literature

Flakus, A., Ahti, T., Kukwa, M. & Wilk, K. 2008: New and interesting records of Cladonia and their lichenicolous fungi from the Andean cloud forest in Bolivia. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 45: 448–454. [as Cladonia coccifera]
EN Liška J., Palice Z. & Slavíková Š. (2008): Checklist and Red List of lichens of the Czech Republic, Preslia 80(2): 151–182, 2008. [as Cladonia coccifera (L.) Willd.]

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