Taxon profile


Orange Wall Lichen
Xanthoria parietina (L.) Th. Fr.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Lecanoromycetes »  order Teloschistales »  family Teloschistaceae »  genus Xanthoria - orange wall lichen

Scientific synonyms

Lichen parietinus L.
Xanthoria parietina (L.) Trevis.
Blasteniospora parietina (L.) Trevis.
Teloschistes parietinus (L.) Norman
Physcia parietina (L.) De Not.
Parmelia parietina var. ectanea Ach.
Xanthoria parietina var. ectanea (Ach.) J.J. Kickx
Xanthoria ectanea (Ach.) Räsänen ex Filson
Xanthoria parietina subsp. ectanea (Ach.) Clauzade & Cl. Roux

Other names

= Sunburst Lichen


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Xanthoria parietina var. parietina (L.) Th. Fr.

Xanthoria parietina var. parietina

Links and literature

EN Christensen, S. N. (2007): Lichens of Cupressus sempervirens on the Aegean islands of Kriti and Kos, Greece, Willdenowia 37(2), pages 577-585 [as Xanthoria parietina]
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 Xanthoria parietina (L.) Th. Fr.]

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