Roccella tinctoria,

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: 630

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Roccella tinctoria


Lichen roccella Linnaeus, Species Plantarum 2: 1154. 1753.

"Habitat in insulis Archipelagi, Canariis, ad rupes marinas." RCN: 8244.

Lectotype (Howe in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 39: 201. 1912; Jørgensen & al. in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 115: 350, f. 55. 1994): Herb. Linn. No. 1273.263, lower specimen ( LINN)  .

Current name: Roccella tinctoria  DC. ( Roccellaceae  ).

Note: Jørgensen & al. (in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 115: 350, 380, f. 55. 1994) restricted Howe’s original type choice to one of the specimens on the sheet.