Melanohalea olivacea (L.) O. Blanco,

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Melanohalea olivacea (L.) O. Blanco


Lichen olivaceus Linnaeus, Species Plantarum 2: 1143. 1753, nom. cons.

"Habitat in Europae rupibus. arboreus & rupestris." RCN: 8185.

Conserved type ( Jørgensen & al. in Taxon 43: 652. 1994): Sweden. Härjedalen, Fjellnäs, Vrang in Crypt. Exsicc. Mus. Hist. Nat. Vindob. No. 3063 (UPS).

Current name: Melanohalea olivacea (L.) O. Blanco  & al. ( Parmeliaceae  ).

Note: Howe (in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 37: 201. 1912) typified the name on 1273.66 (LINN), a collection of Parmelia pulla Ach.  (see review by Jørgensen & al. in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 115: 332, 378, f. 45. 1994). The same authors successfully proposed the name for conservation with a conserved type.