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Witch's Hair Lichen
Alectoria ochroleuca (Hoffm.) A. Massal.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Lecanoromycetes »  order Lecanorales »  family Parmeliaceae »  genus Alectoria - witch's hair lichen

Scientific synonyms

Usnea ochroleuca Hoffm.
Bryopogon ochroleucus (Hoffm.) Link
Alectoria ochroleuca f. citrina Räsänen
Alectoria ochroleuca var. citrina (Räsänen) D. Hawksw.
Alectoria ochroleuca f. tenuior Cromb.
Bryopogon ochroleucus var. tenulor (Cromb.) Gyeln.


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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 Alectoria ochroleuca (Hoffm.) A. Massal.]
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 Alectoria ochroleuca (Hoffm.) A. Massal.]

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