Taxon profile


Beard Lichen
Usnea hirta (L.) Weber

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Lecanoromycetes »  order Lecanorales »  family Parmeliaceae »  genus Usnea - beard lichen

Scientific synonyms

Lichen hirtus L.
Usnea florida var. hirta (L.) DC.
Usnea hirta var. comiformis Motyka ex Räsänen
Usnea hesperina subsp. comiformis (Motyka) Motyka
Usnea florida f. minutissima Mereschk.
Usnea hirta var. minutissima (Mereschk.) Cretz.
Usnea hesperina f. minutissima (Mereschk.) Erichsen
Usnea variolosa Mot.
Usnea florida var. villosa Ach.
Usnea hirta var. villosa (Ach.) Räsänen


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Usnea hirta subsp. hirta (L.) Weber
subspecies Usnea hirta subsp. minutissima (Mereschk.) Mot.
subspecies Usnea hirta subsp. villosa (Ach.) Mot.

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