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Scientific or common name:

Alectoria tortuosa G. Merr.

PARMELIACEAE Family selection - Ascomycota (Sac fungi)

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Name: Alectoria tortuosa G. Merr. Taxon selection
Rank: species
See: ► Bryoria tortuosa (G. Merr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Tortured horsehair lichen

Grown habit: Lichenous

= Bryoria tortuosa (G. Merr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.
= Alectoria virens auct.


Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: -
Superdivision: -
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Ascomycetes
Subclass: -
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Parmeliaceae
Genus: Alectoria

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