Ochrolechia gyrophorica

Family

Pertusariaceae

Name ref

Ochrolechia gyrophorica (A.W. Archer) A.W. Archer & Lumbsch

Description

In [1] and [2].

Distribution

Ochrolechia gyrophorica is found in south-eastern Australia. ([1])

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 23371, seen April 2013]

Australian substrates

On various trees ([1]) including Avicennia marina [Australian National Herbarium collection JA Elix 23371, seen April 2013].

References

  1. Archer, A.W. (1992). Additional new species and new reports of Pertusaria (lichenised Ascomycotina) from Australia. Mycotaxon, 44: 13-20. This issue of Mycotaxon is accessible on the Cyberliber website: http://www.cybertruffle.org.uk/cyberliber/ (more)
  2. Archer, A.W. (1997). The lichen genus Pertusaria in Australia. Bibliotheca Lichenologica, 69: 1-249. (more)

-- HeinoLepp - 2013-04-02