Taxon profile


Orange Lichen
Caloplaca cerina (Ehr. ex Hedv.) Th. Fr.

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

Scientific synonyms

Lichen cerinus Ehrh. ex Hedw.
Placodium cerinum (Ehrh. ex Hedw.) Hepp
Callopisma cerinum (Ehrh. ex Hedw.) De Not.
Patellaria cerina var. cyanolepra DC.
Caloplaca cerina var. cyanolepra (DC.) J. Kickx f.
Callopisma cerinum var. cyanoleprum (DC.) Walt. Watson
Caloplaca gilva (Hoffm.) Zahlbr.

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

varietas Caloplaca cerina var. anthracina (Ach.) H. Olivier
varietas Caloplaca cerina var. cerina (Ehrh. ex Hedw.) Th. Fr.
varietas Caloplaca cerina var. chloroleuca (Sm.) Th. Fr.
varietas Caloplaca cerina var. microcarpa (Müll. Arg.) Zahlbr.

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 Caloplaca cerina (Hedw.) Th. Fr.]
EN Hansen, E. S. (2007): Lichens from Upernavik island, NW Greenland, Willdenowia 37(1),pages 353-362 [as Caloplaca cerina (Ehrh. ex Hedw.) 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 Caloplaca cerina (Ehrh. ex Hedw.) Th. Fr. s.str.]

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