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Tuckermannopsis chlorophylla (Willd.) Hale
 
(= Cetraria chlorophylla (Willd.) Vain.)


Thallus foliose, green to green-brown, drying glossy brown, margins erect, crisped and often sorediate; apothecia rare. Widespread and locally common on both deciduous and conifereous trees, rarely on rocks.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 912; Purvis et al. (1992), 174 (as Cetraria); Dobson (2005), 434-5 (photo); Dobson (2011), 441 (photo); Jahns (1983), 192-3 (photo, as Cetraria); Whelan (2011), 147 (photo); van Haluwyn et al. (2009), 74-5 (photos, as Cetraria); van Herk & Aptroot (2004, 2013), 370-1 (photo); Wirth (1995), 1: 268, 273 (photo, as Cetraria); Wirth et al. (2004), 111 (photo, as Cetraria); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 2: 1118 (photo); Moberg & Holmåson (1984), 73 (photo, as Cetraria); Holien & Tønsberg (2008), 36 (photo); Nordic Lichen Flora (2011) 4: 105, 166 (photo, printed too dark); Stenroos et al. (2011), 452 (photo); Hansen & Anderson (1995), 18 (photo, as Cetraria); Valcárcel et al. (2003), 152-3 (photo, as Cetraria); Brodo et al. (2001), 692-3 (photo); McCune & Geiser (2009), 57 (photo, as Cetraria).

 
Tuckermannopsis chlorophylla, on larch twig
On Larch (Larix), Braemar, Aberdeenshire, March 2008


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