Information on a lichen

Anders Tehler anders.tehler at NRM.SE
Mon May 20 20:17:14 CDT 1996

Paolo Caputo wrote:
> to plant-taxonomy at
> and Taxacom at
> Dear all,
>     I apologize for cross-postings. Does anyone have information
> on the lichen genus Roccella, growing on rock faces in warm
> coastal environments? I am especially interested in knowing which
> species of the genus was used in Mediterranean countries as
> natural dye for textiles.
> Thanks
> Paolo Caputo
> Dipartimento di Biologia vegetale
> Universita' di Napoli Federico II
> Via Foria, 223
> I-80139 Naples
> Italy
> (pacaputo at

Dear Paolo Caputo and others,

Probably all of them!

Anders Tehler
Naturhistoriska riksmuseet
Sektionen foer kryptogambotanik
Box 50007, S-104 05 Stockholm

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