Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Ramalina fraxinea (L.) Ach.  by Paul Diederich   Ramalina fraxinea (L.) Ach.
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Ramalina fraxinea – Luxembourg (Lorr.), Pleitringerhaff, 2000 (left). Sweden, Uppsala, 2008 (right) – © 2008 by C. Reckinger (left) and P. Diederich (right)

Corticolous on old roadside trees (mainly on Fraxinus, Populus, Tilia and Ulmus).

Belgium: Mar.: AR, Fl.: AR, Brab.: AR (†?1962), Mosan: AR, Ard.: AC-AR, Lorr.: R.

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

France: Mar.: RRR, Boul.: RR, Pic.: R (1989), Brab.: RRR (1954), Mosan, Ard., Lorr.: AR.

Until the early eighties, well-developed populations with exuberant specimens occurred throughout the S part of the study area. All these populations are now gone or in a very poor condition.

Lit.: Boul.: 73, Ho: 231, L4: 20, La66: 450, WS: 57-58, 111.

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