Placidium arboreum

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Taxonavigation: Verrucariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Chaetothyriomycetidae
Ordo: Verrucariales

Familia: Verrucariaceae
Genus: Placidium
Species: Placidium arboreum



Placidium arboreum (Schwein. ex Michener) Lendemer, 2004

Note: Placidium tuckermanii has been found to be a junior synonym of Endocarpon arboreum. Thus, the new combination of Placidium arboreum was proposed. (Lendemer & Yahr 2004)






  • In Lendemer & Yahr, 2004


  • Breuss, O. (2002) Placidium (pp. 384-393) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages.   **[RLL List # 187 / Rec.# 23103] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Discussion of Placidium tuckermanii: p. 393) (Placidium tuckermanii = Placidium arboreum)
  • Brodo, I.M.; Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Placidium (pp. 569-571) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.   **[RLL List # 184 / Rec.# 22465] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Description of Placidium arboreum: pp. 570-571; distribution map for North America: p. 570; color photo: p. 570, plate 689 - [all as Placidium tuckermanii])

Vernacular names

English: Tree stipplescale lichen