Observation 189659: Peltigera dolichorrhiza (Nyl.) Nyl.
When: 2014-11-04
(-42.4688° 172.3954° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Definitely how it keys at http://floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz/...
1. Upper surface glabrous, without tomentum or pruina
2. Not sorediate
3. Apothecia vertical
4. Long rhizines, veins not differently colored

See also http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1090719

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I bet that’s Herbarium Nylander
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-11-27 19:56:28 EST (-0500)

“sine coll.” maybe means collector not recorded… But where would Nova Granata be, I have no idea…

lectoptype
By: Ken-ichi (kueda)
2014-11-27 19:31:47 EST (-0500)

Galloway lists a lectotype: “Lectotype: Nova Granata. Sine coll., H-NYL 33203!” I have no idea what that means, though.

Definitely
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-11-27 19:17:20 EST (-0500)

And it could be that my photos are misidentified! NZ has an excellent flora thanks in large part (entirely?) to D. Galloway… tropical Andes not so much. :( Yet another reason it’s so good to document your P. dolichorrhiza — it’s the first specimen I’ve seen which we can be certain of. (I wonder where the type locality is?)

thanks!
By: Ken-ichi (kueda)
2014-11-27 18:55:27 EST (-0500)

Thanks, Jason. Yeah, I was looking at your pics from South America and noting that they looked a lot more greenish, and the apothecia seemed more sessile. Could be that the NZ and South American versions of the species need to be separated.

Nice
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-11-27 18:23:54 EST (-0500)

How nice that it keys out so clearly; such a rarity in this genus! :)

Surprisingly dark apothecia, but I agree that it can’t be in the neckeri-collina group, since that group has very different veins. Useful observation. Thanks!

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