Taxon profile


Island Cetraria Lichen
Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Lecanoromycetes »  order Lecanorales »  family Parmeliaceae »  genus Cetraria - cetraria lichen

Scientific synonyms

Cetraria islandica var. platyna (Ach.) Ach.
Cetraria platyna Ach.
Cornicularia islandica (L.) H. Mart.
Lichen islandicus L.
Lichenoides islandicum (L.) anon.
Lobaria islandica (L.) Hoffm.
Parmelia islandica (L.) Hepp
Physcia islandica (L.) Michx.
Platyphyllum islandicum (L.) Vent.
Platysma islandicum (L.) Ferge


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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Cetraria islandica subsp. crispiformis (Räsänen) Kärnefelt
varietas Cetraria islandica var. sorediata (Schaerer) Ach.

Links and literature

EN Hansen, E. S. (2007): Lichens from Upernavik island, NW Greenland [], Willdenowia 37(1),pages 353-362 [as Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach.]
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 Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach.]

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