Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University
Catalog #: LSU00135625
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2dbb067b-0cba-456a-bfa6-33a702797d6a
Secondary Catalog #: 169298
Taxon: Xanthoria candelaria (L.) Th. Fr.
Family: Teloschistaceae
Determiner: Rolf Santesson
ID Remarks: Lichenes Selecti Exsiccati Upsaliensis No. 25. Genera Heterol. Eur. Recog.: 61, 1861. Lichen candelarius L. Spec. Plant. (2): 1141, 1753.
Collector: Rolf Santesson; Tor Tonsberg   30905   
Date: 1983-08-03
Verbatim Date: 8/3/1983
Locality: Sweden, land, Borgholm Municipality, Böda, Öland Prov., Böda par., Mensalvaret, the stone wall on the limestone pavement ("alvar").
57.2333333  16.95
Verbatim Coordinates: 57° 14' 0.000" N, 16° 57' 0.000" E
Habitat: On the top of granitic boulders often visited by birds.
Substrate: granitic boulders
Notes: Previously this species has not been typified. From the statemens in Linné, Spec. Plant.: 1141 and 1169, 1753, and Iter Oelandicus: 30, 1745, it is clear that this lichen was meant. - R.S. Neotype in UPS. Imaged for Global Plants (JSTOR Plant Science)
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Record ID: 2dbb067b-0cba-456a-bfa6-33a702797d6a
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