Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Usnea
Species: Usnea flammea



Usnea flammea Stirt., 1881


  • Stirton, J., Scottish Natural., vol. 6, 1881, p. 102.
  • Stirton, J. (1881) On the genus Usnea and a new genus allied to it. - Scottish Naturalist 6: 100–107.   (Mattick Rec.# 30097 - Mattick's Index on Lichens)
  • Dobson, F.S. (2000) (Fourth edition) Usnea (pp. 389-398) In, Lichens: An illustrated guide to the British and Irish species. The Richmond Publishing Co., Ltd., Slough, England, 431 pp. (Description, distribution map, and color photo of U. flammea: p. 395)
  • James, P.W., Clerc, P. and Purvis, O.W. (1992) Usnea (pp. 620-629) In: Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. and Moore, D.M. (eds.) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Natural History Museum Publication, 710 pp. (Description of U. flammea: pp. 625-626)
  • The Lichen Herbarium, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway (Photo Gallery) - Usnea flammea

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