Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Cladonia ciliata Stirt. © by Paul Diederich   Cladonia ciliata Stirt.
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Cladonia ciliata – Belgium (Mar.), Adinkerque – © 2004 by Paul Diederich

Syn.: Cladina ciliata (Stirt.) Trass

On acidic soil, between mosses, often over siliceous rocks.

Belgium: Mar.: RR, Camp.: RR, Mosan: R, Ard.: AR, Lorr.: RRR.

Luxembourg: Ard.: AR, Lorr.: AR.

France: Mar.: RR.

Two chemotypes are known from the study area: C. ciliata s. s. [syn.: C. leucophaea Abbayes] without usnic acid, and C. ciliata f. flavicans (Flörke) Ahti & De Priest [syn.: Cladina ciliata f. tenuis (Flörke) Ahti, syn. Cladonia tenuis (Flörke) Harm., C. ciliata var. tenuis (Flörke) Ahti] with usnic acid.

Lit.: Boul.: 68, La69: 132, Mü1: 149, Diederich (1985b: 30), Ramaut et al. (1966).

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