Rinodina albana (A.Massal.) A.Massal.
Ric. Auton. Lich. Crost.: 15, 1952 - Hagenia albana A.Massal., Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien, 1: 222, fig. 6, 1853.

Synonims: Berengeria albana (A.Massal.) Trevis., Psora horiza sensu Hepp, Rinodina sophodes v. albana (A.Massal.) Bagl. & Carestia

Is present in the following regions (Click here for a map with abbreviations):
N - Ven, TAA, Lomb, Piem (Isocrono & al. 2004), Emil, Lig. C - Marc (Nimis & Tretiach 1999), Abr (Loppi & al. 1999, Nimis & Tretiach 1999), Tosc, Sar (Zedda 2002). S - Camp, Pugl.

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Photobiont: Green algae other than Trentepohlia
Growth form: Crustose
Reproductive strategy: Mainly sexual
Poleophoby: 3 to 2


  • pH of the substrata: subneutral (3)
  • in sun-exposed sites, but avoiding extreme solar irradiation (4)
  • humidity requirements: mesophytic (3)
  • in sites with very weak eutrophication (2) to sites with weak eutrophication (3)
  • from the submediterranean belt (2) to the mediterranean-montane belt (3)

    Note: a temperate species, found on isolated trees with smooth bark. Often confused with similar species.

      Commonness-rarity status:
    • Alpine Italy: absent
    • Subalpine Italy: absent
    • Oromediterranean Italy: absent
    • Montane Italy: rather rare
    • Padanian Italy: absent
    • Dry submediterranean Italy: very rare
    • Dry mediterranean Italy: absent
    • Humid submediterranean Italy: rare
    • Humid mediterraenan Italy: absent