Name: Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.
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Rank: Species

Status: Deprecated

Name: Xanthoria elegans

Author: (Link) Th. Fr.

Citation: Lich. Arct.: 69 (1860)

Preferred Synonyms:Rusavskia elegans (Link) S.Y. Kondr. & Kärnefelt

Deprecated Synonyms: Caloplaca elegans (Link) Th. Fr., Caloplaca splendens (Darb.) Zahlbr., Xanthoria elegans var. splendens (Darb.) M.S. Christ. ex Poelt


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Lecanoromycetes

Family: Teloschistaceae

Genus: Xanthoria

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Brief Description:

Bright orange foliose lichen on rock. Surface somewhat coarse. Underside pale, with very few hapters. Apotheciate. All orange pigment K+ instantly deep wine red.

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