Brigantiaea is a genus of lichen-forming fungi in the family Brigantiaeaceae.[1] It was circumscribed by Italian botanist Vittore Benedetto Antonio Trevisan de Saint-Léon in 1853.[2]

Brigantiaea
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Brigantiaea leucoxantha on oak bark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Teloschistales
Family: Brigantiaeaceae
Genus: Brigantiaea
Trevis. (1853)
Type species
Brigantiaea tricolor
(Mont.) Trevis. (1853)
Synonyms

The genus name Brigantiaea honours Francesco Briganti (1802–1865), an Italian botanist and professor at the University of Naples.[3]

SpeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wijayawardene, Nalin; Hyde, Kevin; Al-Ani, Laith Khalil Tawfeeq; Somayeh, Dolatabadi; Stadler, Marc; Haelewaters, Danny; et al. (2020). "Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa". Mycosphere. 11: 1060–1456. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/11/1/8.
  2. ^ Trevisan de St-Léon, V.B.A. (1853). Spighe e Paglie (in Italian). Padova. p. 7.
  3. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8.