Cladonia cristatella

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Cladonia cristatella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Cladoniaceae
Genus: Cladonia
Species: C. cristatella
Binomial name
Cladonia cristatella

Cladonia cristatella, commonly known as the British soldier lichen, is a fruticose lichen belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. The species was first described scientifically by the American Botanist Edward Tuckerman in 1858.[1]


  1. ^ Tuckerman E. (1858). American Journal of Science and Arts. 2 25: 428.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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