Observation 200676: Phylloporia chrysites (Berk.) Ryvarden
When: 2015-03-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Among the larger, vine-dwelling Phylloporia, one of three phylogenetically distinct groups, the other two being those spp. located on leaves (as in the type of the genus, P. parasitica) and those occurring on roots. Host ID is crucial to species identification.

Habitat: Alto Paraná Atlantic forest (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alto_Paraná_Atlantic_forests)

Substrate: on a living liana

Collectors: Danny Newman, Emmanuel Grassi, Vicky Vignale & Valeria Silva

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Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
71% (2)
Recognized by sight: this exact trail is listed as the collection location for the specimen that corresponds to the P. chrysita entry in the Iguazu book. Lianas are also listed as the substrate.
Used references: Wright, Lechner & Popoff. “Pictoral Atlas of Funig of Iguazu National Park.” pg. 222-223

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thanks Felipe
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-02-23 23:16:11 CST (-0500)

I’ve changed my votes accordingly.

By: Felipe Bittencourt (fbittencourt)
2016-02-23 20:51:23 CST (-0500)

It strongly resembles specimens of Phylloporia chrysita that i have collected in Southern Brazil. I think this is the best name that can be give to this observation

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