Name: Rhizocarpon geographicum (L.) DC.
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Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Rhizocarpon geographicum

Author: (L.) DC.

Citation: in Lamarck & de Candolle, Fl. franç., Edn 3 (Paris) 2: 365 (1805)

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Common Name: Golden Map Lichen

Bright lemon-yellow to greenish-yellow tiled crustose lichen growing over a thin unlichenized black prothallus on exposed granite and other siliceous rocks, especially in mountains.

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