Observation 107027: Parmelia sulcata Taylor
When: 2012-08-24
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

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Right on!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-26 14:10:44 PDT (-0700)

Yes, you should definitely keep your eyes open for it!

P. barrenoae exists here!
By: zaca
2012-08-26 14:02:32 PDT (-0700)

According to the paper in your first reference, the specimen No. 14 in Table 1 was classified as P. barrenoae is from the location in Portugal that I named “Serra de São Mamede” (location 2929).

Seems to be a bug in MO
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-26 13:13:37 PDT (-0700)
By: zaca
2012-08-26 13:07:45 PDT (-0700)

“Better to have the super photos without a specimen than nothing at all, right?”
That was my feeling when decided to take this opportunity!
I hope to have another more carefully planned trip to the place, that looks very promissing.
Thanks, Jason, for your comments.

[Edited: The first link does not work.]

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-26 12:57:52 PDT (-0700)

Relatively new, definitely known from your area



Biggest difference is type of rhizines: forked to simple instead of squarrose. Also soralia are more eroded, resulting in different overall shape of lobes, since the eroded medulla causes the lobes to curl differently.

I suspect yours is P. sulcata based on the overall shape, but it’s hard to say for sure. But I understand the lack of specimens. It happens! Better to have the super photos without a specimen than nothing at all, right?

I have no other material than the photo
By: zaca
2012-08-26 12:36:56 PDT (-0700)

This applies to most of the observations from this new location. It was an unexpected opportunity to visit the place and was, so to say, an exploring trip. I was not prepared …
But, P. barrenoae I never heard. It doesn’t appear in the British Flora nor in the portuguese checklist.

Did you find squarrose rhizines?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-26 11:49:57 PDT (-0700)

I’m trying but failing to rule out P. barrenoae.

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