Name: Flavoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Flavoparmelia caperata

Author: (L.) Hale

Citation: Mycotaxon 25: 604 (1986)

Deprecated Synonyms: Parmelia caperata (L.) Ach., Parmelia cylisphora (Ach.) Vainio, Parmelia flavicans (Tuck.) Tuck., Parmelia herreana Zahlbr., Parmelia negativa Gyelnik, Pseudoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Lecanoromycetes

Order: Lecanorales

Family: Parmeliaceae

Genus: Flavoparmelia



Brief Description:

Broad, greenish, appressed epiphytic foliose lichen. Lobes are smooth, rounded, flat, shiny, with black or grayish pigment usually showing around the margin (from pigmented lower cortex). Apothecia are rare; soralia on raised bumps in center of thallus.

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Created: 2008-10-04 13:36:00 PDT (-0700) by Jason Hollinger (jason)
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