Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Cladonia grayi Sandst.  by Paul Diederich   Cladonia grayi Sandst.
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Terricolous on acidic soil, on humus and on rotting wood, often over sandstone and siliceous rocks.

The following chemotypes are known from the study area:


C. cryptochlorophaea Asahina:

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

Luxembourg: Ard.: R, Lorr.: R.

France: - .


C. grayi:

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

Luxembourg: Ard.: R, Lorr.: RR.

France: Ard.: RRR.


C. merochlorophaea Asahina:

Belgium: Camp.: RRR, Mosan: RRR, Ard.: AC, Lorr.: RR.

Luxembourg: Ard.: R, Lorr.: RR.

France: Ard.: RRR.


C. novochlorophaea (Sipman) Brodo & Ahti, syn. C. merochlorophaea var. novochlorophaea Sipman:

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

Luxembourg: Ard.: RR, Lorr.: RRR.

France: Mar.: RRR.


Lit.: Boul.: 68, NL92: 152, 169, Diederich (1985b: 31), Duvigneaud (1937b).

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