Melanohalea infumata


Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Lecanorales

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Melanohalea
Species: Melanohalea infumata


Melanohalea infumata (Nyl.) O.Blanco, A. Crespo, Divakar, Essl., D. Hawksw. & Lumbsch, 2004

Basionym: Parmelia infumata Nyl., 1875


  • Melanelia infumata (Nyl.) Essl., Mycotaxon 7(1): 48 (1978)
  • Parmelia elegantula subsp. infumata (Nyl.) Clauzade & Cl. Roux, Bull. Soc. bot. Centre-Ouest, Nouv. sér., num. spec. 7: 827 (1985)
  • Parmelia infumata Nyl., 1875


  • Mycol. Res. 108(8): 882 (2004)
  • Blanco, O.; Crespo, A.; Divakar, P.K.; Esslinger, T.L.; Hawksworth, D.L. and Lumbsch, H.T. (2004) Melanelixia and Melanohalea, two new genera segregated from Melanelia (Parmeliaceae) based on molecular and morphological data. - Mycological Research 108(8): 873–884.   (RLL List # 197 / Rec.# 26150 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (PDF file)
  • Hinds, J.W. and Hinds, P.L. (2007) Melanelia Essl., 1978 (pp. 305-321) In, The Macrolichens of New England. - Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden No. 96. New York Botanical Garden Press, Bronx, New York. 584 pp. (Description of Melanohalea infumata: pp. 313-314; color photo: p. 314, fig. 176 [as Melanelia infumata])
  • Thomson, J.W. (1984) Parmelia Ach. (pp. 295-318). In, American Arctic Lichens: 1. The Macrolichens. Columbia University Press, New York, 504 pages. (Description of Melanohalea infumata: pp. 303 & 305; illustration and distribution map for the North American Arctic: p. 304 [as Parmelia infumata])

Links to photosEdit

  • The Lichen Herbarium, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway (Photo Gallery) - Melanohalea infumata

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Salted brown-shield