First person to use this name on MO: Jason Hollinger
Name: Xanthoria elegans
Author: (Link) Th. Fr.
Citation: Lich. Arct.: 69 (1860)
Preferred Synonyms:Rusavskia elegans (Link) S.Y. Kondr. & Kärnefelt
Bright orange foliose lichen on rock. Surface somewhat coarse. Underside pale, with very few hapters. Apotheciate. All orange pigment K+ instantly deep wine red.
Created: 2008-09-26 23:50:21 PDT (-0700) by Jason Hollinger (jason)
Last modified: 2020-02-11 09:30:06 PST (-0800) by Jason Hollinger (jason)
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