Observation 44493: Tuckermannopsis ciliaris (Ach.) Gyelnik
When: 2010-03-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Location: 35°12’38.36"N, 85°54’0.40"W, el. 587 m, Beckwith’s Point Trail.

Substrate: Growing on the northern (shaded) side of the bole of a forest tree 8 cm DBH 2 m above the ground.

Habitat: Oak-Hickory-dominated eastern deciduous hardwood forest at the edge of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.

Chemistry:
cortex C-, K-, KC+ dingy orange-brown (first test) and KC+ red (on a second test)
medulla C+ bright red (fading to orange immediately), K-, KC+ red (fading to dingy reddish), Pd-

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

Voucher specimen:
United States, Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Beckwith’s Point Trail. 18 Mar 2010. Chris Parrish 0079, det. James C. Lendemer (NY).

Common name: fringed wrinkle-lichen.

Species Lists

Images

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thallus, 12.5x
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thallus margin, 40x
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thallus margin, 40x
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cilia on lobe margin, 25x
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thallus underside, 12.5x

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Used references: Hinds and Hinds, 2005, pp.474-477. Voucher specimen identified by James C. Lendemer (NY).

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