Accepted scientific name:
Xanthoria polycarpa (Hoffm.) Th. Fr. ex Rieber (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Xanthoria polycarpa (Hoffm.) Th. Fr. ex Rieber
Xanthoria polycarpa (Hoffm.) Rieber (synonym)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Pin-cushion sunburst lichen English Canada
La parmélie polycarpe French France
Xanthorie pelote d’épingles French Canada
Vielfrüchtige Gelbflechte German Germany
Fungi CoL
Phylum Ascomycota CoL
Class Lecanoromycetes CoL
Order Teloschistales CoL
Family Teloschistaceae CoL
Genus Xanthoria CoL
Distribution: Arctic; Eurasia – Europe; Americas – North America (incl Mexico); Americas – South and Central America; Oceania – Australasia
Lifezones: -
Additional data: Lichen species with LIASlight ItemID: 6967
Source database: LIAS, Jan 2013   65%
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Triebel D. & Rambold G., 18-Jan-2013
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CoL taxon LSID: