Ochrolechia africana

Family

Pertusariaceae

Name ref

Ochrolechia africana Vain.

Description

TO BE FOUND.

Distribution

TO BE FOUND

The species may not occur in all mangrove areas within its distribution. The following list gives Australian locations where this lichen has been reported definitely from mangrove habitats or on mangrove substrates -

NEW SOUTH WALES: Buckenbowra River estuary [Australian National Herbarium collection JA Elix 11006, seen April 2013]

QUEENSLAND: Forrest Beach, 16 km SE of Ingham [Australian National Herbarium collection H Streimann 28856, seen April 2013]; Tin Can Bay [Australian National Herbarium collection JA Elix 22894, seen April 2013]

Australian substrates

Specimens at the Australian National Herbarium have been collected from several tree species (H. Lepp, pers. obs. April 2013) including Avicennia marina [Australian National Herbarium collection JA Elix 11006, seen April 2013] and Rhizophora stylosa [Australian National Herbarium collection JA Elix 22894, seen April 2013].

-- HeinoLepp - 2013-04-02