Usnea vulgaris,

Jarvis, Charlie, 2007, Chapter 7: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types (part L), Order out of Chaos. Linnaean Plant Types and their Types, London: Linnaean Society of London in association with the Natural History Museum, pp. 610-650: 629

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Usnea vulgaris


Lichen plicatus Linnaeus, Species Plantarum 2: 1154. 1753, nom. utique rej.

"Habitat in Europae & Americae borealis sylvis densis umbrosisque fagetis." RCN: 8245.

Lectotype ( Jørgensen & al. in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 115: 339, 379. 1994): [icon] " Usnea vulgaris  , loris longis implexis" in Dillenius, Hist. Musc.: 56, t. 11, f. 1. 1741. - Voucher: Herb. Dillenius ( OXF)  .

Note: The type of this name belongs to Usnea ceratina Ach. To  avoid an unfortunate name change, Jørgensen & al. (in Taxon 43: 648. 1994) successfully proposed the name for rejection.