Usnea orientalis Motyka (1937) ?;

ID Requested AT OCT2016/07 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Identification requested
Lichen (Fruticose)
Commonly grows on branches Pinus wallichiana
October 23, 2016
Place: Hatu, Narkanda, Shimla, India
Altitude: 8900 feet

This is similar to Usnea orientalis (Fruticose lichens)

Both are Usnea species. Species confirmation need to study the specimen both morphologically and chemically.

Usnea orientalis Motyka & Lich.Gen.Usnea Stud.Monogr. seems to be the correct ID !

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