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  • Ramalina siliquosa (Huds.) A.L.Sm.
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Ramalina siliquosa
© Robert Thompson
Ramalina siliquosa
© Robert Thompson
Ramalina siliquosa
© Mike Simms
Ramalina siliquosa
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Ramalina siliquosa
© Mike Simms
 

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A conspicuous, shrubby, pale-green, often warty, lichen forming extensive tufted swards a few centimetre high on the upper part of rocky shores. Pale fawn apothecia may occur on the ends of the lobes. One of the dominant lichens of the Grey Zone and rarely found far inland.

Key characteristics

  • Shrubby, pale-green thallus
  • Pale fawn apothecia on lobe ends
  • Usually marine. Very rare on exposed siliceous rocks inland.

Original text submitted by Michael Simms

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Ramalina siliquosa (Huds.) A.L.Sm.. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=18993 Accessed on 2017-12-17.