Taxon profile


Elegant Orange Wall Lichen
Xanthoria elegans (Link.) Th. Fr.

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

Scientific synonyms

Placodium elegans (Link) DC.
Lecanora elegans (Link) Ach.
Caloplaca elegans (Link) Th. Fr.
Placodium dissidens Nyl.
Caloplaca dissidens (Nyl.) Mérat


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Links and literature

EN Hansen, E. S. (2007): Lichens from Upernavik island, NW Greenland, Willdenowia 37(1),pages 353-362 [as Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.]
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 elegans (Link) Th. Fr.]

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