Observation 19188: Parmotrema austrosinense (Zahlbr.) Hale
When: 2009-03-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Location: 35°12’15.59"N, 85°55’13.48"W, el. 589 m, Central campus.

Substrate: Growing on twig of an ornamental bush, 1 m above the ground.

Habitat: Park-like area with lawn and scattered ornamental bushes bordering a parking lot and remnant of eastern deciduous woodland with introduced ornamental trees as well.

Chemistry:
cortex C-, K+ yellow
medulla: C+ red, K-, KC+ reddish orange → yellow

Characterization: ruffled lichen with
(1) exceptionally broad and smooth marginal lobes without marginal setae;
(2) thin band of farinose soredia along thallus lobe margins
(3) undersurface broadly white, with well-defined but shallow ridges and veins and few rhizines;
(4) prominently crisped margins

References:
Sharnoff’s Parmotrema austrosinense gallery
CNALH images and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map.

Common name: unwhiskered ruffle lichen

Species Lists

Images

38478
38479
38480
38481
smooth thallus and crisped margins, 7.1x
38482
sorediate lobe margin, 12.5x
38483
sorediate lobe margin, 40x
38484
farinose soredia and undersurface, 50x
38485
soredia and undersurface, 40x
38486
ridged undersurface, 16x
38487
ridged undersurface, 32x
38488
ridged undersurface, 63x
38489
undersurface, 10x
38490
rhizines, 40x
38491
ridged undersurface, 32x

Proposed Names

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, pp.492-493

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