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Lichina


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(order Lecanorales)

A genus of lichens in which the phycobiont is a cyanobacterium. The thallus is fruticose, branching, more or less gelatinous, and typically dark to black in colour. L. confinis and L. pygmaea are common on rocks by the sea at or around high-water mark.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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